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02/08. Small Collections and Vertical Files

 Record Group Term
Identifier: 02/08
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:

Emma Louise Oglesby papers

 Collection — Box 64
Identifier: MS-SC1119
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters from Emma (also called Felicite) to her mother in 1901 and 1902 while in France. Her letters are newsy and frank as she discusses her experiences, people she meets, sites she sees, plans for the wedding and a trip to London. It also includes an invitation to her wedding in 1924, calling cards for Mrs. and Miss Oglesby. Two of the items are from John Gillette, a signed document appointing a Grace Abbot as notary public and a 1911 letter to Evarts Greene, at the...
Dates: Created: 1901 - 1924

Richard J. Oglesby papers

 Collection — Box 64
Identifier: MS-SC1120
Scope and Contents Letters, documents and journal. Letters discuss opposition to the power of the railroad companies, Abraham Lincoln's character and his friendship with him, Illinois and National politics, family affairs, his first meeting with General Ulysses Grant at Cairo, Ill. in 1861, letter of recommendation to President Johnson for Brigadier General A.A. Smith of Illinois, and a letter acknowledging an invitation to Army of the Cumberland Reunion in Decatur, 1870. Letters to Jackson Grimshaw, General...
Dates: Created: 1856 - 1924