William Livingstone and family papers 1850-1995 1865-1925

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William Livingstone and family papers, 1850-1995, 1865-1925

William Livingstone and family papers 1850-1995 1865-1925

Livingstone was a Detroit, Michigan businessman, banker, and newspaper publisher. He was an advocate of improving shipping on the Great Lakes, helping to found the Lake Carriers' Association. Livingstone successfully lobbied Congress for funds to construct a channel in the lower Detroit River (the Livingstone Channel). The collection consists of manuscript and visual materials, some of which were collected by later family members. Included are diaries and account books, 1871-1882 (scattered) and 1925; correspondence and newspaper clippings; subject files pertaining to the Dime Savings Bank and the Lake Carriers' Association; and a speech book containing draft of speech written for James G. Blaine, presidential candidate in 1884. Visual materials include photographs and drawings.

2 feet (in 4 boxes), 1 oversize volume, and 1 oversize folder

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Livingstone was a Detroit, Michigan businessman, banker, and newspaper publisher. He was an advocate of improving shipping on the Great Lakes, helping to found the Lake Carriers' Association. Livingstone successfully lobbied Congress for funds to construct a channel in the lower Detroit River (the Livingstone Channel). From the description of William Livingstone papers, 1850-1995 (bulk 1865-1925). (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 80233048 William Li...