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Ches Perry , Paul Harris,
Rotary and other Memorabilia. courtesy of Wolfgang Ziegler

Memorabilia of Paul P. Harris
Also see www.harrisoffice.org for more memorabilia of Paul Harris
Signed Photo Memorial Coin Program listing from the 1928 International Assembly 21 February 1935 newspaper story on the 30th anniversary of Rotary

This rare, out of print book, was acquired at auction by contributing editor, Wolfgang Ziegler.

Another copy was found by our chairman, Jack M. B. Selway, who will be adding some of it to "What Paul Harris Wrote."  Selway has also added the entire contents of his copy to the website

The cover of "The Founder of Rotary" by Paul P. Harris Rotary International Secretary Ches Perry's forward Paul and Brother Cecil Paul at the time of Rotary's founding

In the forward, Ches mentions Paul's serious illness at the end of his second term as president.

His wife, Jean Thomson Harris Jean and Paul at their Chicago Home, Comely Bank A charcoal of Paul by a Chicago Rotarian. Paul Harris signature on book presented in the early 1930's (Jack M. B. Selway)

Letter to RC of Seattle explaining how he inadvertently refers to RC of Los Angeles as Club #4.

Paul Harris at the time he started Rotary,

Ches Perry's memorial to Paul Harris, from the 1947 convention. Note the broken "Wheel."

Note who Ches credits as the cofounders of Rotary. No mention of the "other" two from Room 711 is made.

Ches spends this page on Paul's illness which began at the end his two year term as president of the NARC.      
       
Ches Perry reads Paul's written remarks at the first convention beyond North America, 1921, Edinburgh "First time across the sea... Yesterday, Rotary was a child..." "The power of Rotary is friendship... Friendship means peace." "God grant that Rotary be clean and free from the corrupting influences of politics."
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"The larger cities should have as many Rotary clubs as there are distinct business centers.." Praise for great writers and homage to Edinburgh home of his wife, Jean. RI President-elect McCullough speaks in Belleau France The Hunter International Cup. What became of it?
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Membership card of the time. July 5, 1921 at the grave of the unknown soldier in Paris. Rotary leaders go to Buckingham Palace and spend a week in London The 1921 convention's position is clear on Women and Rotary
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