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John Evans, 1814-1897;

Author: Walter Dill Scott; Stanton A. Friedberg, M.D. Rare Book Collection of Rush University Medical Center at the University of Chicago.
Publisher: Evanston, Ill., Priv. Print. by courtesy of L.J. Norris, 1939.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides a brief biographical sketch of Dr. John Evans, for whom the City of Evanston, Illinois, was named. He has had a greater influence in the life of the City of Evanston and of Northwestern University, and has done more to create our traditions and to determine the line of our development, than any other individual. The purpose of this biography is to present him as a physician, as a railroad builder, as a city  Read more...
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Scott, Walter Dill, 1869-1955.
John Evans, 1814-1897.
Evanston, Ill., Priv. print. by courtesy of L.J. Norris, 1939
(OCoLC)826635331
Named Person: John Evans; John Evans
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Dill Scott; Stanton A. Friedberg, M.D. Rare Book Collection of Rush University Medical Center at the University of Chicago.
OCLC Number: 2273713
Notes: "Of this edition ... a limited number of copies have been printed."
Description: 59 pages portrait 21 cm
Responsibility: an appreciation by Walter Dill Scott.

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Provides a brief biographical sketch of Dr. John Evans, for whom the City of Evanston, Illinois, was named. He has had a greater influence in the life of the City of Evanston and of Northwestern University, and has done more to create our traditions and to determine the line of our development, than any other individual. The purpose of this biography is to present him as a physician, as a railroad builder, as a city builder, as an educator, as a religious leader, and as a political leader.

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