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 3 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 68
Scope and Contents Three signed letter by Power to Colonel John Williams discussing matters at the Lincoln Monument including poor quality of work by the original construction company and his public statements regarding that. Also addresses James Conkling and John Stuart of the Lincoln Monument Association.
Dates: Created: 1883 - 1884
Collection — Box 59
Scope and Contents Letter from Mead to Morrill telling him of the acceptance of his design and asking the possibility of the state donating a cannon for use in the monument. Noting the large amounts of granite and metal to be used, he states the cannon would help with the metal and that a lot of the granite would come from eastern states. Addressed envelope included.
Dates: Created: October 8, 1868
Collection — Box 62