Mary E. Murphy papers, 1921-1941


Murphy, Mary E., 1883-1948. Mary E. Murphy papers, 1921-1941

Mary E. Murphy papers, 1921-1941

The Mary E. Murphy Papers consist of correspondence with Mrs. Joseph T. Bowen (Louise deKoven Bowen), Julia Lathrop, and a letter from Julia Baran originally addressed to Dr. Ruth Howard.

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Murphy, Mary E., 1883-1948. (person)

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Bowen, Louise de Koven, 1859- (person)

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Lathrop, Julia Clifford, 1858-1932 (person)

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Elizabeth McCormick Memorial Fund (corporateBody)

The Elizabeth McCormick Memorial Fund was a foundation dedicated to improving the quality of life for infants and children in Chicago. The Fund was established by Chicago industrialist Cyrus H. McCormick to preserve the memory of his only daughter, Elizabeth (1892-1905). Officially incorporated in 1913, the McCormick Fund operated as an autonomous charitable foundation under a Board of Trustees, Executive Director and staff. It first became known nationally in the 1900's with its successful and ...