Louis J. Berger Collection (1882-1941, bulk 1885-1895)
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Title: Louis J. Berger Collection
Creator: Berger, Louis J.
Inclusive dates: 1882-1941
Bulk dates: 1885-1895
Extent: 1 Linear Feet (One record center box)
This collection details the correspondence and writings of Louis J. Berger, an avid bicycling journalist and enthusiast in the 1880s and 1890s. The collection pimarily consists of his correspondence, most of which is related to bicylicing ethusiasts and cycling clubs. The Bicycling series relates to cycling clubs and magazines, as well as newspaper clippings, song lyrics, and bicycle part receipts. Berger himself worked as the editor for the "Bearings" bicycling magazine in the early 1880s, and as the editor for "Cycling Life" after moving to Chicago in 1887.
Call number: ams051
Language: The material is in English.
Repository: University of Michigan Library (Special Collections Research Center)