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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 4 Collections and/or Records:

Andrew O'Connor letter

 Collection — Box 63
Identifier: MS-SC1115
Scope and Contents Letter to Jessie Palmer Weber at the Illinois State Historical Society in answer to her question re: the length of Abraham Lincoln's arms. The letter was sent from Paris, France where he was living at the time.
Dates: Created: June 19, 1925

Charles J. Mulligan letter

 Collection — Box 62
Identifier: MS-SC1087
Scope and Contents Letter to Jessie Palmer Weber, requesting payment for statue authorized by the state of Illinois.
Dates: Created: July 6, 191-

John M. Palmer letter

 Collection — Box 65
Identifier: MS-SC1135A
Scope and Contents Letter to Aunt Jessie, thanking her for the copy of her "Lincoln address". Most of the letter is about his father and mother and rereading their letters to him while he was at West Point. Reminiscent and nostalgic.
Dates: Created: September 10, 1925

John McAuley Palmer papers

 Collection — Box 65
Identifier: MS-SC1135C
Scope and Contents Fifteen legal documents written and signed by Palmer. One 1858 letter to Sam Willard discussing "Douglas" and politics. One Special Order, Sept. 3, 1862 given by Palmer. Fourteen telegrams, Oct.-Nov. 1872 re: politics from Gustave Koerner, George W. Shutt, Ozias Hatch and others. Ten appointments signed by Palmer while serving as governor. 1874 construction deed between Palmer, Morris Ketchum and William Ackerman as trustees of the Illinois Central Railroad and Ira Engart of Coles County. An...
Dates: 1840 - 1900