Century of Progress Exposition, 1933 - 1934
Scope and Contents
The Rufus C and Helen Palmer Dawes Collection contains family photographs and correspondence from 1870-1941; various diaries kept by Helen or Rufus between 1888 and 1941; scrapbooks made between 1901 and 1928; and material on the Century of Progress exposition. Topical files kept by Mrs. Dawes on her various interests and activities include material on the Woman's Club of Evanston and her war work during 1914-1918. Published books and pamphlets have been cataloged with volumes found in the Charles G. Dawes Collection as Dawes monographs and serials; they may be found in the Northwestern University online catalog and are located in the McCormick Library of Special Collections.
- 1870 - 1941
- Other: Majority of material found within 1887-1939
- From the Collection: Dawes, Rufus C. (Rufus Cutler), 1867-1940 (Person)
- From the Collection: Dawes, Helen Palmer, 1869-1941 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
There are no restrictions on use of the materials in the department for research; all patrons must comply with federal copyright regulations.
From the Collection: 11 Boxes
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English
Part of the Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections Repository
Deering Library, Level 3
1970 Campus Drive
Evanston IL 60208-2300 US