Busey's Block Notes and Sources

Busey's Block - Busey's Hall - Princess Theatre - Cinema Theatre

THE BEGINNINGS

1. Champaign County Gazette, Wednesday 11 October 1871, page 1.  Fire! Fearful Conflagration in Urbana.

2. “What this town needs is a bank!”  Busey Bank, 1993.

3. Champaign County Gazette.  Wednesday, 30 March 1870.  Page 4.  Urbana Locals

4. Champaign County Gazette.  Wednesday, 6 April 1870.  Page 1.  Urbana City Council

5. Champaign County Gazette.  Wednesday, 6 April 1870.  Page 1.  Improvements In Urbana

6. Champaign County Gazette.  Wednesday, 4 May 1870.  Page 5.  Busey’s New Building

7. Champaign County Gazette.  Wednesday, 10 November 1870.  Page 1.  A Fine Business Block.

8. Champaign County Gazette.  Wednesday, 16 November 1870.  Page 1.  Removed

SCENERY

1 Champaign County Gazette.  Wednesday, 3 January 1872.  Page 5.  Important

2. Champaign County Gazette.  Wednesday, 10 January 1872.  Page 5.  Scene Painting

3. Champaign County Gazette.  Wednesday, 20 March 1872.  Page 1.  Local Chunks

BUSEY’S BLOCK FIRE AND REBIRTH  Sources and end notes

1. Champaign County Gazette.  Wednesday 17 April 1878.  Page 2. ASHES AND RUINS

2. Champaign County Gazette.  Wednesday 17 April 1878.  Page 2. ASHES AND RUINS

3. Champaign County Gazette.  Wednesday 17 April 1878.  Page 2. ASHES AND RUINS

4. Champaign County Gazette.  Wednesday 17 April 1878.  Page 2. ASHES AND RUINS

5. Champaign County Gazette.  Wednesday 17 April 1878.  Page 2. ASHES AND RUINS

6. Champaign County Gazette.  Wednesday 17 April 1878.  Page 2. ASHES AND RUINS

7. Champaign County Gazette.  Wednesday 17 April 1878.  Page 2. ASHES AND RUINS

8. Champaign County Herald, Wednesday 24 April 1878, page 2. The Busey Brothers.

9. Champaign County Gazette, Wednesday 29 May 1878, page 8.  Urbana Local Items.  Busey Brothers have purchased

10. Champaign County Gazette, Wednesday 10 July 1878, page 8.  Urbana Local Items. Workmen had reached

11. Champaign County Gazette, Wednesday 24 July 1878, page 8.  Urbana Local Items. Busey’s bank building.

12. Champaign County Gazette, Wednesday 24 July 1878, page 8.  Urbana Local Items. The Busey block pavement.

13. Champaign County Gazette, Wednesday 31 July 1878, page 8.  Urbana Local Items. J.T. Rea

14. Champaign County Gazette, Wednesday 7 August 1878, page 8.  Urbana Local Items. “Busey’s Hall”

15. Champaign County Gazette, Wednesday 28 August 1878, page 8. Fire

16. Champaign County Gazette, Wednesday 18 September 1878, page 2.  Urbana Local Items. Somers & Wright

17. Champaign County Gazette, Wednesday 18 September 1878, page 2.  Urbana Local Items. William Kurtzway

18. Champaign County Gazette, Wednesday 11 September 1878, page 1. Wendling’s Lecture

19. Champaign County Gazette, Wednesday 25 September 1878, page 1.  Wendling’s Lecture

20. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_G._Ingersoll Accessed 1 September 2019.

21. Wendling, George R. (George Reuben), 1845-1915: Ingersollism : from a secular point of view. A lecture delivered in Association Hall, New York; Music Hall, Boston; in Philadelphia, Chicago, St. Louis, and in over six hundred of the principal lecture courses of the United States and Canada / (Chicago : Jansen, McClurg & Company, 1883) (page images at HathiTrust) accessed 09012019

Preferred Citation: George R. Wendling papers, Manuscripts Collection 571, Louisiana Research Collection, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118.

http://onlinebooks.library.upenn.edu/webbin/book/lookupname?key=Wendling%2C+George+R.+(George+Reuben)%2C+1845-1915

22. Champaign County Gazette, Wednesday 2 October 1878, page 1.  Wendling’s Lecture.