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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:

John P. Altgeld papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS-SC21
Scope and Contents Collection includes letter of governor John P. Altgeld (1847-1902) to John R. Tanner (1844-1901) regarding the arrangements for the latter's inauguration as Governor of Illinois. Five orders for arrest and extradition, including one for W. B. Franklin, a fugitive from Iowa. An absract of votes for 1894 Supreme Court justice election.
Dates: Created: 1894 - 1897

Louis H. Pelouze letter

 Collection — Box 66
Identifier: MS-SC1159
Scope and Contents Letter from Fort Randall, Utah Territory to Colonel John Munroe discusses mutual friends who left army to accept commission in southern regiments. His readiness for any emergency situation. Imagines Lincoln and Buchanan "riding through Washington in the same carriage" at the hour he is writing.
Dates: Created: March 4, 1861