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Eli Lilly, a life, 1885-1977

By: Madison, James H.
Publisher: Indianapolis Indiana Historical Society 2006Edition: 2nd ed.Description: xiii, 342 p.ISBN: 9780871951977.Subject(s): Lilly, Eli, 1885-1977 | Eli Lilly and Company - History | Businesspeople - United States - Biography | Philanthropists - United States -BiographyDDC classification: 338.7616151092 Summary: Eli Lilly's long life entended over a wide range of endeavors in which he made major contributions. Under his active leadership, the pharmaceutical company he joined in 1907 evolved into one of America's most successful big businesses. Although a hard-working businessman, Lilly eventually acquired diverse interests outside the pharmaceutical company. He nurtured a passion for prehistoric archaeology that led to significant scholarly publications and to financial and personal patronage that helped bring archaeology to professional maturity. Lilly researched and wrote history, preserved houses, and actively encouraged and sponsored the work of others.
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Eli Lilly's long life entended over a wide range of endeavors in which he made major contributions. Under his active leadership, the pharmaceutical company he joined in 1907 evolved into one of America's most successful big businesses. Although a hard-working businessman, Lilly eventually acquired diverse interests outside the pharmaceutical company. He nurtured a passion for prehistoric archaeology that led to significant scholarly publications and to financial and personal patronage that helped bring archaeology to professional maturity. Lilly researched and wrote history, preserved houses, and actively encouraged and sponsored the work of others.

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