Wilhelm Rapp papers, 1846-1929.
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The Newberry was founded on July 1, 1887 and opened for business on September 6 of that year. The Newberry’s establishment came about because of a contingent provision in the will of Chicago businessman Walter L. Newberry (1804-68), which left what later amounted to approximately $2.2 million for the foundation of a “free, public” library on the north side of the Chicago River, if his two children died without issue. After the deaths of Mr. Newberry’s daughters and then, in 1885, of his widow, t...
German emigre and editor of the Illinois Staats-Zeitung. From the description of Wilhelm Rapp papers, 1846-1929. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 183193555 ...
German immigrant "Forty-Eighter," editor of New York Abendzeitung and Illinois Staats-Zeitung. From the description of Hermann Raster papers, 1849-1940, bulk 1860-1891. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 191721728 ...