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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 3 Collections and/or Records:

Mary Dewhurst Miles collection

 Collection — Box 59
Identifier: MS-SC1043
Scope and Contents One letter from nephew Philip Miles who served in WWI and an article about nephew Ted Miles receiving the Croix de Guerre during WWI. One letter from a friend living in Honolulu on Dec. 7, 1941 describing what happened and how they were dealing with it. Most of the letters are from nephews and friends who are serving in WWII. Her nephew in England visits her friend and writes about their visit. Another writes about going into a German city after the allied troops have taken it. They write of...
Dates: Created: 1918 - 1945

National Steam Ship Company, Limited, bill of lading

 Collection — Box 62
Identifier: MS-SC1092
Scope and Contents Bill of lading for twenty cattle, one dog and fifty horses to be sent from London to New York. Shipped by J.A. Perry aboard the steamship Greece.
Dates: Created: July 18, 1884

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