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Gookin, Frederick W., 1853-1936 : Gookin Family Papers, 1861-1922

Family correspondence, including letters from Chicago banker, artist, calligrapher, and designer Frederick Gookin to his wife, Marie S. Gookin, 1897-1922, documenting Chicago friends, city life, and sports when Marie Gookin was away, as well as Frederick Gookin's activities while on business trips to New York. Also other family letters, diaries of Mary H. Gookin and her mother Elisabeth A. Gookin, 1864-1896, including one regarding daily attendance at the World's Columbian Exposition, and drawings, sketches and finished art work created by Frederick Gookin.
Extent: 4.6 linear feet - (7 boxes and 1 oversize box)
Subjects: Arts, Chicago, Family Papers, Printing History and Book Arts, Women
Call Number: Midwest MS Gookin
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The Gookin Family Papers are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).
See also Chicago Literary Club. Records, Midwest MS Chicago Literary Club.