Marshall Field family papers, 1875-1985.


Field, Marshall, 1834-1906. Marshall Field family papers, 1875-1985.

Marshall Field family papers, 1875-1985.

Papers of the Field family of Chicago relating to business (merchandising and publishing), family, and civic and social improvement activities. Marshall Field, I, materials include: account book 1887-1890, copies of his will; photocopies of outgoing correspondence, 1875-1906 and microfilm; and materials about his estate. Marshall Field, III, materials include: honorary degrees; correspondence, including his correspondence on race relations with various activist organizations and with members of Chicago's business elite, 1916-1951; obituaries; estate appraisals; and transcripts of interviews conducted after his death with close associates. Marshall Field, IV, materials include: speeches; law school notebooks; correspondence, 1950-1958; and publicity on Sun-Times Building dedication, 1958. Marshall Field, V, materials include: Chicago Sun-Times 25th anniversary items, 1966; clippings and documents about the Field Building (including its sale in 1969); and newsclippings on Rupert Murdoch's purchase of the Chicago Sun-Times, 1983-84. Other materials include abstracts and examinations of title for various Loop locations, and materials on the Chicago Daily News, including annual statements, 1947-1958.

44 linear ft. (64 boxes and 15 v.)1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. (M. Field, I, letters)

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