Skip to main content Skip to search Skip to search results

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 5 Collections and/or Records:

Chicago Mechanics' Institute receipt

 Collection — Box 59
Identifier: MS-SC1028
Scope and Contents Receipt for payment of quarterly dues given to George E. Scoville and signed by Lewis Didge, secretary.
Dates: Created: January 1, 1857

Godlove S. Orth receipt

 Collection — Box 64
Identifier: MS-SC1125
Scope and Contents Receipt for the 1879 edition of the Official Register of the United States, signed by Orth.
Dates: Created: December 9, 1880

Jacob Miller papers

 Collection — Box 59
Identifier: MS-SC1045
Scope and Contents Four land grants for land in Sangamon County, Illinois. Two receipts for payment to the Sangamon County School Commissioner in 1850 and to the United States Internal Revenue in 1866.
Dates: Created: 1826, 1829, 1850, 1866

John Morris papers

 Collection — Box 61
Identifier: MS-SC1077
Scope and Contents Legal papers, architect and contractor agreements, liens, bills, cancelled checks, receipts, and letters all related to the building of the six houses on Vincennes Ave.
Dates: Created: June 11-December 23, 1887

Thomas Posey pay request and receipt

 Collection — Box 67
Identifier: MS-SC1203
Scope and Contents List of pay due, listing amount for 2 months of service, July and Aug., amount for two months of foraging, amount for subsistence for 62 days and rations at 12 per day equaling 744 rations at Fort Washington. Signed by Thomas Posey and dated Sept. 1, 1793. Note verifying the amount due, signed by Caleb Swann, Paymaster of the troops of the United States. Note of receipt of pay on Sept. 24, 1793, from Caleb Swann through warrant from General Anthony Wayne, signed by Thomas Posey.
Dates: Created: 1793