Papers, 1856-1922.


Fallows, Samuel, 1835-1922. Papers, 1856-1922.

Papers, 1856-1922.

Papers of Bishop Samuel Fallows of Chicago consisting of correspondence; lectures, sermons, and notes; engagement diaries, 1864-1906, and a list of members and information on the Summerfield Methodist Church of Milwaukee during Fallows' pastorate there, 1858-1865. Other correspondence concerns Fallows' activities while state superintendent of public instruction in Wisconsin, 1870-1873; president of Illinois Wesleyan University at Bloomington, 1874-1875; editor in 1877 of The Appeal, a religious publication; president and presiding bishop of the Reformed Episcopal Church during most of the period from 1877 to his death; president of the board of managers of the Illinois State Reformatory at Pontiac, 1891-1913; member and officer of the University of Wisconsin Club of Chicago; state and national officer of the Grand Army of the Republic, 1907-1909 and 1914-1915; and member and officer of numerous other patriotic, religious, and reform organizations. There are letters from Grenville M. Dodge, Augustus L. Chetlain, James Tanner, Mrs. John A. Logan, and others concerning the activities of Civil War veteran organizations; John McElroy while editor of the National Tribune at Washington; Harold L. Ickes, Franklin McVeagh, William Hale Thompson, Jenkin Lloyd Jones, and others concerning Chicago charities and World War work; various members of the Ulysses S. Grant family; Bishop Charles E. Cheney and other members of the Reformed Episcopal Church; Frances E. Willard during the latter eighties and 1895; his personal friends, Elizabeth A. Reed, famed Orientalist, and her daughter, Myrtle Reed, popular novelist; Flinders Petrie while secretary of the Victoria Institute in London; Henry Wade Rogers while president of Northwestern University; and from other statesmen, newspapermen, women suffragists, and reformers of wide range.

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