Marguerite I. Patton Collection
c.00423

Summary Information

Repository
Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Creator - Donor
Patton, Marguerite I.
Title
Marguerite I. Patton collection
ID
c.00423
Date [inclusive]
1884-1910
Extent
0.25 Cubic feet , 10 folders
Language
English

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: "Item title, Collection title, Collection Identifier, Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections, East Lansing, Michigan".

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Scope and Contents note

The collection includes correspondence, articles of incorporation, reports, and memoranda relating to the 1893 World's Colombian Exposition in Chicago. Most of these papers (1890-1893) relate to Robert A. Waller, an insurance agent, who was also a member of the board of directors and the executive committee of the World's Colombian Exposition Corporation. Also, legal papers of Lawyer William H. Arthur including litigation papers (1894-1896) for a case concerned with an employee injury, in which he defended the Schriver Laundry Company. Also Arthur's correspondence and an agreement concerning a trust deed (1906).

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections May 1968

Conrad Hall
888 Wilson Road, Room 101
East Lansing , MI, 48824
517-355-2330
archives@msu.edu

Revision Description

  January 2010

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University Property Rights: Michigan State University

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

Custodial History

Gift of Marguerite I. Patton, 1967-02-07. Transferred by Michigan State University Museum.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Schriver Laundry Company.
  • World's Columbian Exposition. (1893 : Chicago, Ill.)

Genre(s)

  • Letters (correspondence)
  • Programs

Geographic Name(s)

  • Chicago (Ill.)

Personal Name(s)

  • Arthur, William H.
  • Waller, Robert A.

Subject(s)

  • Legal documents -- Illinois

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Collection Inventory

Schriver Laundry Litigation Papers 1892-1896 

Folder
1

Legal Papers - Miscellaneous 

1
Folder

 1884-1892 

2

 1894-1910 

3

 Undated 

4

World's Columbian Exposition 

Folder
4
Folder

 1890-1891 

5

 1892 

6

 May-October 1892 

7

 October-November 1892 

8

 1893 

9

Souvenir Programs 1892 

10

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