Charles D. Mosher papers, 1876-1915 (bulk 1876-1879).

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Mosher, C. D. (Charles Delevan), 1829-1897. Charles D. Mosher papers, 1876-1915 (bulk 1876-1879).

Charles D. Mosher papers, 1876-1915 (bulk 1876-1879).

Register, autograph book, 5 centennial albums, a scrapbook, and miscellaneous letters that document Charles D. Mosher's work as a photographer in Chicago plus his other interests. Includes a set of leatherbound volumes (2), entitled "Mosher's memorial offering to the city of Chicago for the centennial 1876," that comprise a photograph register (listing names, addresses, brief biographical data, and photonegative numbers of people who posed for Mosher) and an autographs volume containing signatures of famous Chicagoans. The 5 centennial albums contain brief biographies, photograph holders, and autographs of prominent Chicagoans of 1876 (v. 3. Judges; v. 4. Clergymen; v. 5. Physicians, v. 6. Lawyers). A scrapbook, ca. 1880s-1900s, contains newsclippings, photographs, and a few letters from Mosher's famous clients. Additional letters concern the loan of Mosher's photograph collection from the City of Chicago to the Chicago Historical Society, 1915. Persons represented by materials in the scrapbook include Susan B. Anthony, P. T. Barnum, William Jennings Bryan, Shelby Moore Cullom, Marshall Field, James A. Garfield, Frederick Dent Grant, Carter Henry Harrison, Philip H. Sheridan, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Frances E. Willard.

3.5 linear ft. (8 boxes)

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