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James Chamberlain Baker papers, 1914-1915

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Baker, James Chamberlain, 1879-
Title
James Chamberlain Baker papers
Dates
1914-1915 (inclusive)
Quantity
1.0 linear feet, (2 containers)
Collection Number
Ax 114
Summary
James C. Baker was pastor of Trinity Church (Methodist Episcopal) in Urbana, Illinois, and John A. Patten was influential in the church and a manufacturer of Wine of Cardui, a nostrum composed of a mixture that was alleged to be 29 per cent alcohol. The collection contains correspondence, letters to the Editor, clippings, and a scrapbook regarding Baker's attempts to oust Patten from his position of influence and stop the sale of his medicine
Repository
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SPC, 1299
University of Oregon
Eugene OR
97403-1299
Telephone: 541-346-3068
Fax: 541-346-3485
spcarref@uoregon.edu
Access Restrictions

Collection is open to the public.

Collection must be used in Special Collections & University Archives Reading Room.

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Paper finding aid with additional information is available in Special Collections & University Archives.

Languages
English

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Historical NoteReturn to Top

James C. Baker was pastor of Trinity Church (Methodist Episcopal) in Urbana, Illinois who worked to oust John A. Patten from his influential position in the church, and to stop the sale of Patten's medicine.

John A. Patten manufactured Wine of Cardui, a nostrum composed of a mixture that was alleged to be 29 per cent alcohol.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection contains correspondence, letters to the Editor, clippings, and a scrapbook regarding Baker's attempts to oust Patten from his position of influence and stop the sale of his medicine

Correspondence includes letters from/regarding an Illinois Conference and letters to the editor. There is a section of clippings and a scrapbook regarding Patton.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], James Chamberlain Baker papers, Ax 114, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

Restrictions on Use

Property rights reside with Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections & University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

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