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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:

Amos Millice letter

 Collection — Box 60
Identifier: MS-SC1051
Scope and Contents Letter to George R. Millice describing the funeral procession for Abraham Lincoln that passed through Philadelphia that day.
Dates: Created: April 22, 1865

John Armstrong letter

 Collection — Box 2
Identifier: MS-SC40
Scope and Contents Consists of a letter by John Armstrong of Springfield, Illinois written to William Marsh, U.S. Consulate, Altona (Prussia), May 7, 1865. He informs Marsh of the death of Abraham Lincoln, gives details of funeral preparation in Springfield, and discusses business affairs and construction in the city.
Dates: Created: 1865

Oliver P. Morton letter

 Collection — Box 62
Identifier: MS-SC1081
Scope and Contents Letter to Reverend Hiram Sears of Mount Carmel, Illinois complimenting him on the Abraham Lincoln funeral sermon that was published in the Mt. Carmel Register.
Dates: Created: May 15, 1865

T. Moore letter

 Collection — Box 61
Identifier: MS-SC1068
Scope and Contents Minister in Richmond, Virginia writing to Rev. Phineas D. Gurley expressing the sorrow and the consternation in the south at the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.
Dates: Created: April 17, 1865