George C. Sikes papers, 1886-1892,
George C. Sikes
Sikes, George Cushing, 1868-
1 box (0.5 linear
Collection contains the
papers of George C. Sikes, alumnus of the University of Minnesota.
Minnesota Libraries. University Archives
Access and Use
The collection was donated to University Archives in 1976 by George
Sikes' daughter, Eleanor Sikes Peters.
Items in this collection do not circulate and may be used in-house
Requests for permission to quote from the George C. Sikes papers
should be arranged with the University of Minnesota Archives head.
Collection has not been processed.
George C. Sikes papers, University of Minnesota Archives.
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,
Collection Scope and Content Note
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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