Grand Detour (Ill.)
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 86
Scope and Contents Includes signed letters from James G. Blaine, Woodrow Wilson, both thanking him for his support, T. Roosevelt referring to his son Archie having been wounded, J.G. Cannon and Ruth Hanna McCormick both re: a photo of Cannon. Majority is correspondence from Leonard Andrus III, F.E. Wirt of the J.I. Case Co. and H.F. Linde of the John Deere Co. and refers to biographical data on Andrus, Andrus' part in the making of the plow, the wording on the marker and the Grand Detour celebration. Copy of...
Dates: Created: 1884 - 1937; Created: Majority of material found within 1936 - 1937
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents Consists of legal documents concerning the Rock River Mill Company, the Grand Detour Hydraulic Company, and the partnership of Leonard Andrus, John Deere and others in the business of blacksmithing and plow manufacture. Two photostats concern the Grand Detour Claim Association.
Dates: Created: 1836-1846