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 3837 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 119
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 1925
Collection — Box 195
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 2396
Collection — Box 104
Scope and Contents A note, written June 14, 1910, regarding a copy of Conant's "Smiling Lincoln" portrait and Mary Lincoln's reaction to the image. The note appears to be in the hand of inventor and author George Iles, but signed by Conant.
Dates: Created: June 14, 1910
Collection — Box 67
Collection — Box 65
Scope and Contents Funeral address recounting the life, character and successes of Judge James Cameron Allen.
Dates: Created: February 1, 1912
Collection — Box 99
Scope and Contents Letter, May 7, 1861, to his brother in Louisville, Kentucky, commenting on military activities in Alton and Cairo, Illinois and on his familiarity with Abraham Lincoln: " I have known him for twenty three years, and he means what he says."
Dates: Created: May 7, 1861
Collection — Box 95
Scope and Contents Correspondence concerning students and teachers from Wayne County, Illinois attending the Lincoln Day celebration in Fairfield, Illinois on October 6, 1939; includes program. Letter of 1943 concerns school project to raise funds for purchase of Gettysburg Address manuscript.
Dates: Created: 1939 - 1943
Collection — Box 66
Scope and Contents Minutes from the debating society, 1860-1861, discuss topics debated and outcomes. Constitution and by-laws, ca. 1861, of the Farmer Boys Association, which allowed boys and girls over the age of fourteen to join. Four diaries, Dec., 1861-Feb. 1864, give accounts of daily activities within his company, troop movements, weather, involvements in skirmishes or battles. One letter, Feb. 12, 1865 from Sergeant A.D. Brown of the 23rd, Co. C in Virginia, telling him the news of the regiment. Diary of...
Dates: Created: 1860 - 1872
Collection — Box 254
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 3397
Collection — Box 262
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 3525