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Abstract Most of the material in the collection is concerned with university business, and consequently sheds little light on MacChesney's private life or his military and civic activities. The collection's value lies primarily in its reflection of many of the varied activities undertaken by Northwestern's central administration during the university's emergence as a major American educational institution.
Abstract The papers of Foster McGaw (the founder and guiding force behind the American Hospital Supply Corporation) document his life between 1908 and 1986 and fill 95 boxes. They are divided into three subseries: Personal Files, Philanthropic Records, and Financial Records. The papers illuminate both McGaw's personal concerns and, to a lesser extent, his business affairs, although these areas sometimes overlap.
Abstract This series consists of twenty-six scrapbooks presented to Foster and Mary McGaw by some of the institutions nationwide to which the McGaws made substantial financial donations. The scrapbooks acknowledge the McGaws’ gifts of building funds, scholarships, and other monetary contributions, and commemorate ground breaking and cornerstone- laying ceremonies, building dedications, award dinners, memorial concerts and arts festivals.
- Names: McGaw, Foster G., 1897-1986 X
- Benefactors--Charitable contributions 1
- United States--Politics and government--1969-1974 1
- Universities and colleges--United States--Endowments 1
- American Hospital Supply Corporation 1
- MacChesney, Nathan William, 1878-1954 1
- Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.) 1
- Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). School of Law 1
- Scott, Walter Dill, 1869-1955 1
- Snyder, Franklyn Bliss, 1884-1958 1 ∧ less