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Benjamin F. Ferguson
Benjamin F. Ferguson
TitleBenjamin F. Ferguson
DescriptionFrom text: "Benjamin Franklin Ferguson, an old and respected business man of Chicago, died April 10, 1905. By his will, after providing certain small bequests to relatives, he committed to the Northern Trust Company all his estate, real, personal, and mixed, in trust, for certain uses and purposes... The Trustees of the Art Institute of Chicago are Trustees of the income of the Ferguson sculpture fund. The only completed monument thus far erected is the Ferguson Fountain of the Great Lakes, south of the Art Institute. "
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RepositoryUniversity of Illinois at Chicago
Subject NameFerguson, Benjamin F., 1839-1905
SubjectBusiness people
Coverage-SpatialChicago (Ill.)
PublisherUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Book TitleDedication of the Ferguson Fountain of the Great Lakes : Chicago, September 9, 1913 : Benjamin F. Ferguson, donor, Lorado Taft, sculptor.
CollectionPicture Chicago
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