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Charles G. Dawes Archive

 Collection
Identifier: AS2

Scope and Contents

The Charles Gates Dawes Archive consists of personal, business and political correspondence received by Dawes (1865-1951) and drafts or copies of his correspondence written between 1884 and 1951; manuscripts of most of Dawes' journals, speeches, essays and books; some personal and company financial records, including those of the Dawes Hotels and Dawes Brothers Incorporated; annual reports and records of various companies and organizations; newspaper clippings, memorabilia, and scrapbooks related to Dawes' accomplishments and interests; political ephemera and photographs.

Dates

  • 1878-1950

Creator

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.

Extent

287.00 Boxes

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The Charles Gates Dawes Archive consists of personal, business and political correspondence received by Dawes (1865-1951) and drafts or copies of his correspondence written between 1884 and 1951; manuscripts of most of Dawes' journals, speeches, essays and books; some personal and company financial records, including those of the Dawes Hotels and Dawes Brothers Incorporated; annual reports and records of various companies and organizations; newspaper clippings, memorabilia, and scrapbooks related to Dawes' accomplishments and interests; political ephemera and photographs.

Method of Acquisition

All materials in the Charles Gates Dawes Archive were donated by Dawes or his family after his death in 1951.

Separated Materials

Books, pamphlets and serials originally present in the archive have been separately cataloged and may be found in the library's online catalog.

Processing Information

Preliminary processing was completed by Northwestern University Library staff before 1960. A detailed inventory and revisions to the finding aid have been made by Sigrid Pohl Perry between 1994 and 2009.
Title
Guide to the Charles G. Dawes Archive
Author
Preliminary processing was completed by Northwestern University Library staff before 1960. A detailed inventory and revisions to theĀ finding aid have been made by Sigrid P. Perry.
Date
1994, 2009
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Deering Library, Level 3
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Evanston IL 60208-2300 US
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