Walter L. Fisher papers

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Walter L. Fisher papers, 1871-1963, (bulk 1909-1920)

Walter L. Fisher papers

1871-1963 (bulk 1909-1920)

Lawyer, municipal reformer, and U.S. secretary of the interior. Correspondence and memoranda, letterbooks, speeches and articles,scrapbooks, photographs, subject files, clippings, and printed matter chiefly related to Chicago, Illinois, municipal matters and to Fisher's term as United States secretary of the interior.

14,000 items ; 41 containers plus 6 oversize ; 18.8 linear feet

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