Eli Lilly, a Life, 1885-1977

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Indiana Historical Society, 1989 - Businessmen - 342 pages
The story of the Dudley Observatory is here told in detail, from its beginning in 1851 through eight years of tragicomic conflict. The author argues that differing perceptions of authority, responsibility, and accountability lie at the heart of the controversy and do much to explain relationships between nineteenth-century American scientists and the larger community. A biography of the drug magnate based on personal and business papers and interviews with people who knew him. Chronicles his early life and education, his business career, and his later interest in archaeology and history. Published for the Indiana Historical Society by IUP. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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Into the Business 19071919
23
The Revolutions on McCarty Street
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The Middle Years 19071948
69
Copyright

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James Neal Madison also is the painter of the lithograph, The Highland Charge at Drummossie Muir, Battle of Culloden, April 16, 1746. Published by Pelican, this vivid, full-color print is in its second edition printing.

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