Archives

 

The Pabst Archives was founded in 1994 in order to collect and preserve materials pertaining to the Pabst Mansion, the Pabst Family, Pabst Brewing Company, the Pabst Farms, and all Pabst related topics. The collection features over 5,000 photographs ranging from 1855 to the present. This captures a broad spectrum of social history experienced and documented by one family. These photographs have been collected from around the world and deposited with Captain Frederick Pabst Mansion, Inc. for scholarly research and for exhibits.

 

Of particular importance, the archives is home to ...

 

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Captain Pabst’s trunk of original personal letters and documents.

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The Book of the Fair from the 1893 Colombian Exposition in Chicago. A rare and beautiful collection of full color prints from this very important historical event.

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Photographs of 90% of the original Grand Avenue mansions.

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Extensive collection of original Pabst Brewing Company advertising.

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Largest Collection of documents and photos from the Pabst Farms.

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Over 100 hand-drawn renderings by the Mansion’s architect George Bowman Ferry and Elmer Grey.

                        

Reproduction Fees:

 

 

 

$30

5x7

Black & White Print

$35

8x10

Black & White Print

$45

5x7

Color / Sepia Print

$55

8x10

Color / Sepia Print

$20

 

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