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 60
Scope and Contents Signed letter from Reverend J.G. Montfort to James Baines in Camden, Ohio asking for information about a boy he taught in 1827 named Lincoln and wondering if it could have been the future president. Reply gives information about the Lincoln family of Camden, Ohio and verifies that the boy was not the future president.
Dates: Created: August 10, 1867 and August 19, 1867