A.C. McClurg & Co. records, 1873-1967, bulk 1910-1950.


A.C. McClurg & Co. records, 1873-1967, bulk 1910-1950.

Correspondence, contracts, royalty statements, record books, a scrapbook, and other materials form the A.C. McClurg publishing company, established in Chicago in 1872, and founder Alexander C. McClurg.

12 cubic ft. (25 boxes)

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