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Papers Of Amos Throop

AMOS GAGER THROOP, 1811-1894. Founder of Throop University (later CIT), 1891. The papers include personal and general correspondence, diaries, photographs, and newspaper clippings.
NOTE: Four additional boxes of Throop papers are deposited at the Chicago Historical Society. The CIT archives has a microfiche reproduction of both collections.

1994 supplement (not microfiched): Diary of A.G. Throop for 1885; copy of will of A.G. Throop; inventory and appraisal of Throop's estate; letter and clipping on Liberty ship "Amos G. Throop"; pamphlet: "50 years of Throop Memorial Universalist Church" 1936. Donated by Martha Vaughan Smith and D. Throop Vaughan, great-grandchildren of A.G. Throop. Location: Box 5.2. 1995 supplement (not microfiched): 3 diaries from the years 1887, 1888, 1889. Gift of Martha Vaughan Smith, AGT's great-grandaughter. Location: Box 5.2.

ID: 1982-00028
Throop, Amos Gager (Throop University founder)

Creation Jan. 1, 1839 through Jan. 1, 1928

MEDIUM: Paper; LENGTH: 3 linear ft. ; QUANTITY: 7 Boxes

Topics: Throop

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