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Oakley, Horace Sweeney, 1861-1929


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Cliff Dwellers records

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Cliff

Scrapbooks, photographs, member’s papers and registers, document this Chicago social club’s history. Formally the Attic Club, Hamlin Garland founded the club as a forum and sanctuary for emerging artists, musicians, poets, architects and art enthusiasts. Formerly housed in the penthouse of Orchestra Hall, prominent members included Lorado Taft, John McCutcheon, Horace Oakley, Louis Sullivan, Vachel Lindsay and Charles Hutchinson.

Dates: 1890-ongoing

Horace Sweeney Oakley papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Oakley

Correspondence and papers of lawyer and civic leader Horace S. Oakley. Also photographs, memorabilia, writings, and materials relating to his work with The Orchestral Association in Chicago, the American Red Cross Commission to Macedonia, and the American School of Classical Studies at Athens.

Dates: 1881-1929

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Charities -- United States -- History -- 20th century 1
Clubs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History 1
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Greece -- History -- 1917-1944 1
Macedonia -- History -- 1912-1945 1