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 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 64
Scope and Contents Letter to Gideon Welles re: General Fremont's emancipation proclamation and the possibility of his resignation due to Lincoln's dissatisfaction with the proclamation and him. Feels public response would be very unfavorable to his resignation and that enlistment numbers would drop.
Dates: Created: September 20, 1861
Collection — Box 66
Scope and Contents Letter, May 25, 1864, to Senator Gilbert of New York stating he will not bind himself to any candidate, believing this the best way to defeat Lincoln. Feels Fremont is the best man. Letter, Sept. 23, to J.W. Parker re: date of a lecture.
Dates: Created: May 25 and September 23, 1864