RT Unpublished Material DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 313820296 LA English T1 William C. Edgar and family papers, A1 Edgar, William C., Abbey, Edwin Austin,, Allen, James Lane,, Bell, James Ford,, Bemis, Judson Moss,, Challen, Charles H., Coffman, Lotus Delta,, Crawford, John Martin,, De la Barre, William,, Edgar, Joseph Crowell,, Edgar, Marjorie,, Edgar, Randolph,, Espenschied, Charles., Fiske, Minnie Maddern,, Flandrau, Charles Macomb,, Hale, Edward Everett,, Hall, Florence Howe,, Hill, James J., Hoover, Herbert,, Hoover, Lou Henry,, Ireland, John,, Cameron, Beatrice,, Mansfield, Richard,, Matthews, Brander,, Mayo, William James,, Michener, Carroll Kinsey,, Northrop, Cyrus,, Pillsbury, John Sargent,, Pyle, Howard,, Raikes, C. F. G., Roosevelt, Theodore,, Sterling, Robert E., Stockton, Frank R.,, Thanet, Octave,, Vincent, George E., Whitlock, Brand,, Wilson, Woodrow,, YR 1832 AB Correspondence, news clippings, articles, scrapbooks, and other materials documenting the activities of Edgar, a Minneapolis editor, and his daughter Marjorie. There is information on his editorship of the Bellman, a literary magazine (1906-1919) and of the Northwestern Miller, a grain trade journal (1882-1924); and the publication of his history of the Washburn-Crosby Co., entitled The Medal of Gold: A Story of Industrial Achievement (Minneapolis, 1925). Present too is information on his association with such projects as an excursion of American millers to London, Paris, Amsterdam, and Rotterdam (1891); shipment of flour to Russia during a wheat famine (1891-1893); his work with Herbert C. Hoover in shipping flour to Belgium during World War I (1914-1915); and his speeches in England on the American war effort (1918). Included also are data on construction of the Trans-Siberian Railroad (1894); Bates Label Company (Minneapolis), in which Edgar was a stockholder (1904-1907); reasons for the omission of the sixth verse from Julia Ward Howe's "Battle Hymn of the Republic" (1921-1922); economic conditions in Germany (1922-1923); Marjorie Edgar's experiences in Great Britain while studying the Girl Guide program (1920); her work in collecting Finnish folk songs; and family history. The papers also contain many autograph items from American and European notables.