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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:

Albert E. Plattenburg letter

 Collection — Box 67
Identifier: MS-SC1186
Scope and Contents Transcript of a letter to his mother discusses recent elections in Fulton County, the defeat of the Democrats there and the impeachment of Andrew Johnson.
Dates: Created: November 13, 1866

Ellen Plattenburg letters

 Collection — Box 67
Identifier: MS-SC1187
Scope and Contents Two letters to "Dod". Letter, Oct. 31 1864, 6 pages, recounts the events at a political rally. Scathing description of the followers of Clement Vallandigham and his speech. Also mentions content of speeches by Charles E. Lippincott, who served in the 33rd Illinois Infantry and later Illinois auditor of public accounts, Alonzo Swann and Leonard Ross, a copperhead and gives her opinions of their opinions. Letter, April 11, 1865, 4 pages, discusses Lee's surrender, what she thinks should be done...
Dates: Created: 1864 - 1865