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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 3847 Collections and/or Records:

Ayers, Campbell and Co.

 Collection — Box 262
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 3547
Dates: Created: Date missing

Azili, B.

 Collection — Box 243
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 3251
Dates: Created: Date missing

B. F. Perry letter

 Collection — Box 66
Identifier: MS-SC1164
Scope and Contents Letter to his brother in Woodford County, Illinois tells the amount of pay for various ranks, describes the uniforms and insignia and gives their cost. Describes the barracks and gives a hand drawn map of it. Describes the funeral of Captain Page who was shot at Matamoros. Gives news of soldiers known to his brother.
Dates: Created: July 14, 1846

B. L. Kessler & Sons

 Collection — Box 139
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 2117
Dates: Created: Date missing

Babb, Thomas

 Collection — Box 201
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 2466
Dates: Created: Date missing

Baber, Asa J.

 Collection — Box 3
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 55
Scope and Contents 96 items, arranged chronologically Correspondence, receipts, and miscellaneous papers primarily concerning Baber's involvement in the Wide Awake Club of Paris, Illinois, and the Republican Central Committee of Edgar County during the 1860 presidential election. Papers related to Civil War draft quotas in Kansas, Illinois; the political career of John C. Short of Vermilion County; and 2 letters from Joseph G. Cannon are also included. A cash book from the Wide Awake Club and a penmanship book...
Dates: Created: 1859-1912

Bache, Alexander D.

 Collection — Box 180
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 2308
Dates: Created: Date missing

Backenstoe--Moreland Family Bible Records

 Collection — Box 3
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 56
Scope and Contents Birth, death and marriage records from the Bible of Mary Lane (Backenstoe) Nelson Howard.
Dates: Created: 1790-1873

Backenstos, Jacob B.

 Collection — Box 3
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 57
Scope and Contents Letters: Carthage and Nauvoo, Ill[inois], to A[lmeron] Wheat, Quincy, Illinois, 1845, 1846. Discusses his forthcoming trial for murder, having been indicted in Hancock County, Illinois, during the Mormon troubles at Nauvoo. Receipt, Jan. 5, 1846; note, June 27, 1846. Also note of William Backenstos, Dec. 6, 1842.
Dates: Created: 1842-1846

Backus, Elijah

 Collection — Box 3
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 58
Scope and Contents Letter : to Robert Morrison, 1808 Aug. 7. A veiled threat against the life of Robert Morrison, whom Backus accuses of making defamatory remarks, indicative of the hostile feelings prevalent in Kaskaskia at the time which culminated in the murder of Rice Jones, December 7, 1808.
Dates: Created: 1808