Richard Rogers Bowker Papers, 1856-1958.

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Bowker, R. R. (Richard Rogers), 1848-1933. Richard Rogers Bowker Papers, 1856-1958.

Richard Rogers Bowker Papers, 1856-1958.

Records consist of general and family correspondence, personal papers, subject papers, writings and speeches, diaries and travel journals, financial records, papers of Bowker's father, Daniel Rogers Bowker, scrapbooks, photographs, printed matter, and memorabilia. Papers of Daniel Rogers Bowker consist of correspondence concerning business and family matters and patent papers, 1893-1895, for improvements to grain storage warehouses. Collection contains personal and political scrapbooks, 1868-1958; photographs; printed matter with issues of various newspapers, political material, pamphlets, and clippings; and memorabilia.

61 linear feet (126 boxes)

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Richard Rogers Bowker (1848-1933) was editor of the New York Evening Mail newspaper, editor and publisher of Publishers Weekly and the Library Journal, and executive with several power companies, including the Edison Electric Illuminating Co. of New York. He was active in political reform and was a founder of the Independent Republican Mugwump movement. He also served as secretary of the American Free Trade League. From the guide to the Richard Rogers Bowker papers, 1856-1958, (The N...

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