In his Author! Author! blog series, Museum president Gary T. Johnson highlights works that draw on our collection.
Chicago Historical Society. In Memoriam, Isaac Newton Arnold, Nov. 30, 1813–Apr. 24, 1884, Arthur Mason Arnold, May 13, 1858–Apr. 26, 1873. Kiev: Leopold Classic Library (2015).
This book was originally published by the Chicago Historical Society in 1885. Isaac Arnold was one of early Chicago’s most prominent citizens. He was a founder of the Society, a congressman, and the first biographer of his friend, Abraham Lincoln. His son, Arthur Arnold, died tragically by drowning in the Rock River.
More than a century and a quarter after the original publication, the Leopold Classic Library, based in Kiev, now offers a new paperback printing of this book (a .pdf version of the book also is available to those who purchase the paperback.) Many out‐of‐copyright publications of the Chicago Historical Society, including the Arnold book, also are available online at no cost through Google Books.
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