Edgar, William C. (William Crowell), 1856-1932

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William C. Edgar was the publisher and editor of the Northwestern Miller, a flour milling trade journal published in Minneapolis, Minnesota. In 1906 Edgar started The Bellman as an outlet for his writing interests and ran it from the offices of the Northwestern Miller. During the later years of The Bellman's publication, Edgar became involved in famine relief efforts in Belgium during World War I. In 1919 he decided to cease publishing The Bellman to focus on the Northwestern Miller and his other activities. Edgar retired from the Northwestern Miller in 1924, though he continuted to write. He died December 2, 1932 at his home in Marine on St. Croix, Minnesota.

From the description of The Bellman visitors' book, 1913-1932, 1968. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 313869880

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referencedIn Lake Minnetonka steamboats [graphic], 1868-1925. Minnesota Historical Society.
creatorOf Michener, Carroll Kinsey, 1885-1970. Carroll K. Michener and family papers, 1858-1970. Minnesota Historical Society Library
creatorOf Russell, Arthur J. (Arthur Joseph), 1861-1945. Arthur J. Russell papers, undated and 1917-1918, 1943, 1945. Minnesota Historical Society Library
creatorOf Edgar, William C. (William Crowell), 1856-1932. The Santa Fe Trail [and the west; a scrapbook of clippings and sketches, by Mr. Billee]. Minnesota Historical Society Library
creatorOf Edgar, William C. (William Crowell), 1856-1932. William C. Edgar and family papers, 1832-1949. Minnesota Historical Society Library
referencedIn James Ford Bell and family papers., 1861-1978. Minnesota Historical Society.
creatorOf Bell, James Ford, 1879-1961. James Ford Bell and family papers, 1861-1961. Minnesota Historical Society Library
creatorOf Edgar, William C. (William Crowell), 1856-1932. The Bellman visitors' book, 1913-1932, 1968. Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
referencedIn Riley, James Whitcomb, 1849-1916. James Whitcomb Riley papers, 1883-1915. Library of Congress
referencedIn Frame, Robert M. (Robert Murray), 1944-. Minnesota flour milling research files, [182-]-[198-]. Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
creatorOf [Scrapbook of clippings reviewing The story of a grain of wheat, by W.C. Edgar]. Minnesota Historical Society Library
referencedIn James Whitcomb Riley Papers, 1883-1915 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Millers' Club (Minneapolis, Minn.). Club minute book and article, 1894, 1896, 1942. Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
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associatedWith Abbey, Edwin Auston, 1852-1911. person
associatedWith Allen, James Lane, 1849-1925. person
associatedWith Bates Label Company (Minneapolis, Minn.) corporateBody
associatedWith Bell, James Ford, 1879-1961. person
associatedWith Bemis, Judson Moss, 1833- person
associatedWith Challen, Charles H. person
associatedWith Coffman, Lotus Delta, 1875-1938. person
associatedWith Crawford, John Martin, 1845-1916. person
associatedWith De la Barre, William, 1849-1936. person
associatedWith Dorey family. family
associatedWith Edgar, Anne Robinson, ca. 1860-1949. person
associatedWith Edgar family. family
associatedWith Edgar, Joseph Crowell, 1810-1893. person
associatedWith Edgar, Marjorie, 1889-1960. person
associatedWith Edgar, Randolph, 1884-1931. person
associatedWith Espenschied, Charles. person
associatedWith Fiske, Minnie Maddern, 1865-1932. person
associatedWith Flandrau, Charles Macomb, 1871-1938. person
associatedWith Frame, Robert M. (Robert Murray), 1944- person
associatedWith Gardner Mill (Hastings, Minn.) corporateBody
associatedWith Girl Guides Association. corporateBody
associatedWith Girl Scouts of the United States of America. corporateBody
associatedWith Hale, Edward Everett, 1822-1909. person
associatedWith Hall, Florence Howe, 1845-1922. person
associatedWith Hill, James Jerome, 1838-1916. person
associatedWith Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964. person
associatedWith Hoover, Lou Henry, 1874-1944. person
associatedWith Howe, Julia Ward, 1819-1910. person
associatedWith Ireland, John, 1838-1918. person
associatedWith Mansfield, Beatrice Cameron. person
associatedWith Mansfield, Richard, 1857-1907. person
associatedWith Matthews, Brander, 1852-1929. person
associatedWith Mayo, William James, 1861-1939. person
associatedWith Michener, Carroll Kinsey, 1885-1970. person
associatedWith Millers' Club (Minneapolis, Minn.). corporateBody
associatedWith Northrop, Cyrus, 1834-1922. person
associatedWith Pillsbury, John Sargent, 1878-1968. person
associatedWith Pyle, Howard, 1853-1911. person
associatedWith Raikes, C. F. G. person
correspondedWith Riley, James Whitcomb, 1849-1916. person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919. person
associatedWith Russell, Arthur J. (Arthur Joseph), 1861-1945. person
associatedWith Sill family. family
associatedWith Sterling, Robert E. person
associatedWith Stockton, Frank Richard, 1834-1902. person
associatedWith Thanet, Octave, 1850-1934. person
associatedWith Vincent, George E. (George Edgar), 1864-1941. person
associatedWith Washburn-Crosby Co. corporateBody
associatedWith Whitlock, Brand, 1869-1934. person
associatedWith Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Minneapolis (Minn.)
Balkan Peninsula
West (U.S.)
Great Britain
World War, 1914-1918--Public opinion
Folk songs, Finnish
World War, 1914-1918--Civilian relief
World War, 1914-1918--Food supply
Finnish Americans
Business enterprises
Flour industry
World War, 1914-1918--War work--Young Men's Christian associations
Periodical editors--Minnesota--Minneapolis


Birth 1856

Death 1932


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