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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:

Elias H. Merryman letter

 Collection — Box 59
Identifier: MS-SC1037
Scope and Contents Letter to Captain T.O. Duncan in Jacksonville regarding the proposed visit of the Springfield Company visiting the Jacksonville Company. Discusses all of the reasons why he doubts it will take place. Gives updates of occurrences in the regiment and asks the Captain to help him in making a visit possible.
Dates: Created: September 6, 1838

Eloise Griffith Pitner journal and composition book

 Collection — Box 67
Identifier: MS-SC1182
Scope and Contents Copybook kept while she was a student at Springfield High School contains essays written by Eloise. Journal, 1898, describes mostly household business and social activities she participates in. References to her husband and to her father, also a physician, and his poor health and stroke.
Dates: Created: 1875 - 1898