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Ffrench family : Charles Ffrench Family Papers, 1887-1963

Papers concerning the family of Charles Ffrench (1861-1916), a prominent Chicago publisher and member of the Board of Education, who founded the periodical The Musical Leader with his wife, Florence, in 1900. Many of the items pertain to Charles, Florence, and their daughter Evelyn. Included in the collection are photographs; miscellaneous tickets; marriage announcements; an inheritance tax notice; deeds; receipts; programs and menus; correspondence, many of which are addressed to Mrs. Ffrench during her time as editor of the Musical Leader; newspaper clippings concerning Charles Ffrench and the injuries suffered from a 1916 automobile accident, which proved fatal; and Evelyn French Smith's scrapbook recording her family's European travels (1911-1912).
Extent: 1 linear feet - (1 box)
Subjects: Chicago
Call Number: Midwest MS Ffrench
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