George C. Sikes papers
Scope and Content
The collection contains the personal papers of George C. Sikes and his wife Madeleine. The bulk of the papers are in regards to their time and experiences as students at the University of Minnesota, as well as information regarding University reunions.
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Use of Materials
Items in this collection do not circulate and may be used in-house only.
Requests for permission to quote from the George C. Sikes papers should be arranged with the University of Minnesota Archives head.
Biographical Sketch of George C. Sikes (1868-1928)
George Cushing Sikes was born on June 4, 1868 in Dodge Center, Minnesota. He earned his B.S. from the University of Minnesota in 1892. He attended the University of Chicago to work on his graduate degree. After his marriage to fellow University student Madeleine Wallin on February 6, 1897, they settled in Chicago where Sikes was an editorial writer for the Chicago Record. George Sikes died July 21, 1928.
1 box (0.5 linear feet)
Collection contains the papers of George C. Sikes, alumnus of the University of Minnesota.
Other Finding Aid Available
A finding aid with a contents list is available in University Archives.
Source of acquisition
The collection was donated to University Archives in 1976 by George Sikes' daughter, Eleanor Sikes Peters.
Collection has not been processed.
- George C. Sikes papers, 1886-1892, 1938-1952
- Karen Klinkenberg; updated by Karen Spilman
- December 1976; May 2005
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