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Box 64


Contains 17 Collections and/or Records:

Ogee's Ferry

 Collection — Box: 64
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 1118 ##xkby2
Dates: Created: Date missing

Emma Louise Oglesby papers

 Collection — Box: 64
Identifier: MS-SC1119
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters from Emma (also called Felicite) to her mother in 1901 and 1902 while in France. Her letters are newsy and frank as she discusses her experiences, people she meets, sites she sees, plans for the wedding and a trip to London. It also includes an invitation to her wedding in 1924, calling cards for Mrs. and Miss Oglesby. Two of the items are from John Gillette, a signed document appointing a Grace Abbot as notary public and a 1911 letter to Evarts Greene, at the...
Dates: Created: 1901 - 1924

Richard J. Oglesby papers

 Collection — Box: 64
Identifier: MS-SC1120
Scope and Contents Letters, documents and journal. Letters discuss opposition to the power of the railroad companies, Abraham Lincoln's character and his friendship with him, Illinois and National politics, family affairs, his first meeting with General Ulysses Grant at Cairo, Ill. in 1861, letter of recommendation to President Johnson for Brigadier General A.A. Smith of Illinois, and a letter acknowledging an invitation to Army of the Cumberland Reunion in Decatur, 1870. Letters to Jackson Grimshaw, General...
Dates: Created: 1856 - 1924

William Parker Olden papers

 Collection — Box: 64
Identifier: MS-SC1121
Scope and Contents Diplomas and graduation programs from McKendree College. Illinois license, 1866, from the Supreme Court, to practice law. License for the U.S. Dist. Court, Southern District, 1867, 1871.
Dates: Created: 1861 - 1871

Jonas Olson diary

 Collection — Box: 64
Identifier: MS-SC1122
Scope and Contents Diary, written in Swedish, kept while traveling from Bishop Hill, Illinois to California in 1850.
Dates: Created: 1850

Stacy B. Opdycke letter

 Collection — Box: 64
Identifier: MS-SC1123
Scope and Contents Letter, admonishing his son Thomas to pay attention to studies and learn a trade. Also mentions Stephen Douglas. Sister wrote part of the letter, catching her brother up on news of family and friends.
Dates: Created: January 1, 1854

William Orr papers

 Collection — Box: 64
Identifier: MS-SC1124
Scope and Contents A 1797 memoriam to William Orr, an Irishman who died "on the altar of English tyranny". Three letters, 1821-1822, from Edward Copland in New York and Philadelphia discuss politics and news of the day. Lengthy discussion of the yellow fever epidemic in Philadelphia and its handling. One letter, 1822, from C.A. Beck in Albany, NY. gives lengthy discussions re: an article about Thomas Jefferson by "A Native of Virginia", a controversy between Mr. Rumpel and J.Q. Adams and New York politics between...
Dates: Created: 1797 - 1844

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

Eaton G. Osman reminiscence of the Mexican War

 Collection — Box: 64
Identifier: MS-SC1126
Scope and Contents An article written by Eaton re: his father's work on "The Picket Guard". A brief description of several newspapers written and edited by soldiers to give news of the war to the soldiers who were fighting it. Gives a physical description of the paper, and examples of articles. The newspaper editorializes on the fact that they get no outside newspapers because of the expense of mailing them. There is an example of an advertisement. Quotes articles on the battle of Buena Vista, the capture of Vera...
Dates: Created: undated

John Louis O'Sullivan letter

 Collection — Box: 64
Identifier: MS-SC1127
Scope and Contents Letter sent from Lisbon to James E. Harvey, the U.S. Minister for Portugal, regarding newspaper articles attacking Harvey. States he is certain that Harvey has the support of the government and it would be unwise for him to withdraw and return home. O'Sullivan states that he is giving advice as one who previously held Harvey's office and has great sympathy for him but does not support his party. Includes original signed letter and typescript.
Dates: Created: July 15, 1861