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James Squire reminiscences of Benjamin Godfrey

 Collection — Box: 85
Identifier: MS-SC1467
Scope and Contents Typed copy of reminiscences dictated to his daughter Mrs. William H. Hubbard. Insertions by B.W. Denison a writer, noting differences in Squire's memory of facts and other published or otherwise accepted facts. Discusses Godfrey's circumstances when coming to Illinois, his family, Monticello College and the town of Monticello (Godfrey), some of his own experiences with Godfrey and growing up on the prairie and changes he saw and experienced.
Dates: Created: 1929

Miner-Thomas Family papers

 Collection — Box: 60
Identifier: MS-SC1054
Scope and Contents Correspondence is mostly of the Thomas family and includes many letters from Julia (Thomas) Barker to Eleanor "Ellen" (Thomas) Miner. In one letter, Julia mentions a visit from Mary and Robert Lincoln and Mary's need to visit her husband's grave. Also includes letters from Julia and Ellen's brother Marshall while attending medical school in Philadelphia; from Jane Pond in Louisiana, whose family headed a girls' seminary there, includes a description, 1851, of Oakland College in Mississippi;...
Dates: Created: 1837 - 1955

Monticello College Collection

Identifier: AV-01-08-Monticello
Scope and Contents The collection is arranged in alphabetical order and by subject matter.
Dates: 1830 - 1970