02/08. Small Collections and Vertical Files
Record Group Term
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:
Collection — Box 102
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 1709
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents Family correspondence written to Adeline Akerly (1834-1916), including 12 Civil War letters from her brother Ashley H. Alexander of the 12th Illinois Cavalry, Co. A. Ashley Alexander's letters describe life at Camp Butler, Springfield, Illinois and include brief descriptions of the engagement at Harpers Ferry, West Virginia; as well as the battles of Antietam and Fredericksburg.
Dates: Created: 1853 - 1876
Collection — Box 66
Collection — Box 165
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 2234
Collection — Box 135
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 2086
Collection — Box 67
Collection — Box 62
Scope and Contents Letters from Harold Ickes, Ira Copley, Charles E. Merriam, Donald Richberg and Walter S. Rogers discuss where Newcombe might look for information and some, especially Ickes, give reminiscences re: the election of 1911, LaFollette and Roosevelt.
Dates: Created: 1945 - 1946
Collection — Box 234
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 3062
Collection — Box 251
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 3325
Collection — Box 106
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 1773