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Edgerton, John, 1829-1912 : John Edgerton Papers, 1867-1912

Collection of small diaries kept between 1867 and 1912 by Michigan and New York State farmer and real estate speculator John Edgerton. Includes letters, bank transactions, receipts and other material relating to Edgerton’s investments in buying and selling stocks, buildings and land primarily dealing with Walter C. Newberry in Chicago, Illinois. Also a small group of mostly unidentified images and a girl’s autograph book.
Extent: 2 linear feet - (5 boxes)
Subjects: Chicago, Family Papers
Call Number: Midwest MS Edgerton
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The John Edgerton Papers are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).