ELWYN B. ROBINSON DEPARTMENT OF SPECIAL COLLECTIONS
CHESTER FRITZ LIBRARY
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA
GRAND FORKS, ND 58202

MILTON R. YOUNG PAPERS

COLLECTION: OGL #20 (addition)

DATES: 2004

SIZE: 1 folder

INTRODUCTION

ACQUISITION: This addition to the Milton R. Young Papers was deposited in the Orin G. Libby Manuscript Collection by Eva Reffell, Ann Arbor, Michigan, on January 12, 2005 (Acc.# 2005-2723).

ACCESS: Available for inspection under the rules and regulations of the Department of Special Collections.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

This addition to the Milton R. Young Papers dates from 2004 and consists of a paper written by Eva Reffell from the University of Michigan School of Information, on the restoration of Ford's Theater. One such supporter Senator Milton R. Young from North Dakota. Beginning in 1945, Young would spend over twenty years working towards the restoration. His goal was eventually realized in 1968, when Ford’s Theater reopened as both a memorial to Lincoln and a cultural institution.

BOX AND FOLDER INVENTORY

Box 799
Folder

12. "Ford's Theater's Reconstruction: Warehouse, Museum, Pilgrimage Site (1865 - 1958)" By Eva Reffell. University of Michigan, School of Information: 2004

Original Donation:

 Introduction  Subject Classification
 Section I, Box 1-137  Section II, Box 137-282
 Section III, Box 283-418  Section IV, Box 419-605
 Section V, Box 606-796  

Additions to the collection:

 1st Addition: 1977-1979  2nd Addition: 1969-1971
 3rd Addition: 1945-1980  4th Addition: 2004

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