02/08. Small Collections and Vertical Files
Record Group Term
Record subgroup for the ALPLM Manuscripts Department for collections and vertical files. Small collections include personal and family papers, corporate records, county records, and military records. Vertical files include small collections of unknown or varied provenance used predominantly as ready reference files, documenting Illinois counties and cities, individuals, businesses, organizations, and events.
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents Contains letters written by President John Adams (1735-1826) to Elbridge Gerry, 1779; Capt. Richard O'Brien, 1786; Dr. Benjamin Rush, 1807; Mathew Carey, 1820. In the letter to Carey, Adams thanks him for the copy of Vindiciae Hibernicae and indicates his poor health prevents his participation in national affairs.
Dates: Created: 1779 - 1820