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1 GEORGE A. KIMBER 1903 ORIGINAL DIARY WITH NOTES HANDWRITTEN BY A TURN OF THE CENTURY CHICAGO INDUSTRIALIST, ROTARIAN AND ALL AROUND CHARACTER
CHICAGO ILLINOIS IL 1903 Good+ Manuscript 
On offer is a very intriguing and enigmatic, original 1903 manuscript diary with notes handwritten by George A. Kimber a Chicago business man, member of the Chicago Rotary Club and an interesting character we learn from the sporadic and few dozen entries. He owned the Kimber Cork Company in Chicago, held mortgages, owned interests in diverse companies like the Hiroshima Coffee Company. He writes diary notes in about 10-15% of the book, some other notes: 'H. M. Vance registered a bet that we receive during the present year from our interest in the Hanna….the loser to pay for a good meal for ourselves + wives…', some personal notes: he went to the Chicago Opera House and saw the Wizard of Oz and then in June he starts noting most days his parking meter number. He notes when someone is late. He notes audience numbers at the congregational Missionary meeting. The book proper is a small 2.5 x 4.5 inches and overall G+. 
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