Founders & Advocates Selected Reading
Bardoe, Cheryl. 2011. The Field Museum. Nashville, TN: Beckon.
Boyer, Bruce H. 1993. The Natural History of the Field Museum: Exploring the Earth and Its People. Chicago: Field Museum.
Brinkman, Paul D. "Frederick Ward Putnam, Chicago's Cultural Philanthropists, and the Founding of the Field Museum." Museum History Journal 2.1 (2009): 73-99.
Collier, Donald. "Chicago Comes of Age: The World's Columbian Exposition and the Birth of Field Museum." Field Museum of Natural History Bulletin 40, no. 5 (May 1969): 2-7.
Cottle, Judith. "Edward E. Ayer and W.M. Flinders Petrie, 'Founding Fathers' of the Egyptian Collection." Field Museum of Natural History Bulletin 52, no. 10 (Nov 1981): 33-35.
Field Museum. Department of Library/Archives: Edward E. Ayer Collection; http://fieldmuseum.org/http%3A//fieldmuseum.org/explore/our-collections/edward-e-ayer-collection-0
Lockwood, Frank C. 1929. The Life of Edward E. Ayer,. Chicago: A.C. McClurg &, Co.
"The Museum's First Million" Field Museum of Natural History Bulletin 41, no. 8 (Aug 1970): 13-15.
Webber, E. Leland. "Books, Business, and Buckskin" Field Museum of Natural History Bulletin 55, no. 7 (July/Aug 1984): 5-10, 19-25.
Yurco, Frank. "The Egyptian Collection and the Legacy of Edward E. Ayer" Field Museum of Natural History Bulletin 59, no. 10 (Nov 1988): 20-21.