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The life of Edward E. Ayer,

Author: Frank C Lockwood
Publisher: Chicago, A.C. McClurg & Company, 1929.
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A biography of the famed business tycoon, philanthropist, traveler, historical collector, and one of the founders of the Field Museum of Natural History of Chicago.
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Lockwood, Frank C. (Frank Cummins), 1864-1948.
Life of Edward E. Ayer.
Chicago, A.C. McClurg & Company, 1929
(OCoLC)579906941
Named Person: Edward Everett Ayer; Edward Everett Ayer; Edward Everett Ayer
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank C Lockwood
OCLC Number: 1251430
Notes: Illustrated lining-papers.
Description: xii, 300 pages frontispiece, plates, portraits (1 color) 24 cm
Contents: Ancestry and parentage --
Boyhood --
Facing West --
In Army uniform --
Getting under way --
Beginnings as a collector --
Big business --
Travels in Mexico --
World travel --
The Edward E. Ayer Collection of the Newberry Library --
Connection with Field Museum of Natural History --
Service as a member of the United States Board of Indian Commissioners --
Public service --
Leisure and recreation --
Home life --
Personality and character.
Responsibility: by Frank C. Lockwood ...

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A biography of the famed business tycoon, philanthropist, traveler, historical collector, and one of the founders of the Field Museum of Natural History of Chicago.

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