|Object Name||File, Document|
|Title||George W. Abbott Papers|
|Scope & Content||
George W. Abbott moved to Sioux Falls in 1891. He was a major organizer of several financial organizations in the city. The George W. Abbott Papers include certificates, business correspondence, scrapbook pages, newspaper clippings, and undated material from the George W. Abbott letterbook.
Folder one: Correspondence, from 1894 to 1898, regarding the Co-operative Savings and Loan Association, International Mining, Trading, and Development Company, and other local businesses and organizations.
Folder two: Correspondence, from 1902, of a personal nature.
Folder three: Correspondence, from 1903, regarding Shriner and other fraternal organization activities.
Folder four: Correspondence, from 1906 to 1908, regarding Shriner events, the Taft banquet, and various political posts.
Folder five: Correspondence, from 1909 and 1910, regarding real estate and business transaction and meetings, especially those pertaining the Union Savings Association, and various political appoints.
Folder six: Correspondence, from 1911 and 1912, regarding Union Savings Association, El Riad Temple, and other subjects.
Folder seven: Correspondence, from 1917 to 1919, regarding a trip by George Abbott to Oklahoma.
Folder eight: Correspondence, from 1920 to 1923, regarding the US Geological Survey, Cheyenne Agency, trip to Wyoming, and a hunting trip.
Folder nine: Correspondence, from 1924 to 1927, regarding medical treatments at Mayo, business deals, Masonic organizations, personal friendships and Northern State Power Company.
Folder ten: Correspondence, from 1929 to 1937, regarding Christmas letters, South Dakota history by Doane Robinson, his family masons, judicial hearings, sanitarium in Battle Creek, Chamber of Commerce.
Folder eleven: Correspondence, from 1938 to 1939, regarding friendships, legislation, hunting.
Folder twelve: El Riad Temple Booklet, 1903
Folder thirteen: Various undated materials, including correspondence, masonic ephemera, a list of positions held by George W. Abbott, a short biographical sketch, and a list of business Abbott was involved with.
Folder fourteen: Page out of scrapbook, including two photos of Abbott.
Folder fifteen: Elks Lodge clippings.
Folder sixteen: Charles L. Hyde obituary, PSI Upsilon - George A Hassensteia, "Armer Heads Heads Prep Golfers."
Folder seventeen: Dakota Club Booklet 1911, International Mining, Transportation, Trading and Development Company card.
Folder eighteen: Image of George W. Abbott.
Folder nineteen: Election certificate, Knights Templar prayer.
|Dates of Creation||1894 - 1938|
Ancient Arabic Order Nobles of the Mystic Shriners
Chamber of Commerce
Chicago & North western Railway Company
Co-operative Savings and Loan Association
Colton State Bank
El Riad Temple
Grand Lodge of Mississippi
Hyde Holding Corporation
International Mining, Trading and Development Company
Northern States Power Company
Silent Sioux Automobile Company
Sioux Falls School Board
St. Charles Hotel