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 63
Scope and Contents Letter to Jessie Palmer Weber at the Illinois State Historical Society in answer to her question re: the length of Abraham Lincoln's arms. The letter was sent from Paris, France where he was living at the time.
Dates: Created: June 19, 1925
Collection — Box 239
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 3164
Collection — Box 101
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 1706
Collection — Box 127
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 2016
Collection — Box 109
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 1826
Collection — Box 65
Scope and Contents Four letters to Helen and one to Auntie discuss his activities, occurrences and the cost of items at Nashville, his feelings about the war and the Confederacy. Mentions those from home who are doing well, sick or dead. Describes a deserter being discharged and the music played.
Dates: Created: 1862 - 1863
Collection — Box 251
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 3332
Collection — Box 205
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 2500
Collection — Box 67
Scope and Contents Diploma from Edinburgh College of Medicine, 1785. Three small cards from the school with Potts name written in, 1785, 1786. License to practice medicine in Illinois, 1825, signed by John Todd, President of the Board of Censors and others.
Dates: Created: 1785 - 1825
Collection — Box 246
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 3284