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Arvill W. Bitting Collection on World Expositions and Fairs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 531
Scope and Contents This collection was put together by Dr. Arvill Bitting, who graduated from Purdue University in 1891 (B.S. Agriculture). During his travels and professional career, Dr. Bitting became fascinated by the various World Expositions and Fairs, and he began collecting books and materials documenting various Expositions. The books in this collection include both contemporary accounts and official reports, as well as guides published for the Expositions themselves. The majority of material is on the...

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  • Subject: Newspapers X
  • Names: World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) X