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A. Goodell and Sons Company Records

Identifier: MS-BC6
Scope and Content The A. Goodell and Sons Company Records, 1852-1920, consist of 187 letterpress books and other volumes. Of these, 179 are chronologically-arranged letterpress books containing the firm’s outgoing correspondence and business records, 1872-1920. The eight remaining volumes concern a variety of related interests. A letterpress book contains real estate records of A. S. Austin (1852-1855) as well as a few letters of Goodell and his associate, John S. Sheldon. There is also an account book from...
Dates: Created: 1852-1920

C. Birchall Firm Records

Identifier: MS-BC90
Abstract Bookbindery and bookstore in Springfield, Illinois (1855-1857). Proprietor Caleb Birchall opened his first Springfield store, Caleb Birchall & Co., in 1837. Later, he was partners with printer/bookbinder J.H. Johnson (dba Birchall & Johnson, 1837-1841), printer/bookbinder Ensley T. Goudy (dba Birchall & Goudy, 1841-1848), and druggist Thomas Jefferson Vance Owen (dba Birchall & Owen, 1848-1855). He sold his business to Solomon B. Wheelock and Enoch Paine (dba Wheelock, Paine...
Dates: Created: 1796-1860; Other: Majority of material found in 1844-1858; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1951

Edwin F. and Paul S. Rice Papers

Identifier: MS-BC543
Abstract The Edwin F. and Paul S. Rice Papers are a collection of two farmer brothers of Akron Township, Peoria County, Illinois. From 1913 to 1954, the office oftownship treasurer was held by either one or the other brother. They were joint owners of Rice Brothers Farm,Princeville.The collection includes township treasurer account books, school district records, ballots, poll books and farm accounts.The collection documents township education expenses and the financial records of the Ricebrothers’...
Dates: Created: 1848-1972

John C. Blood Papers

Identifier: BC62
Abstract Born in 1893, John Cabot Blood was a landowner and lumber businessman from Grayville and Mt. Carmel, Illinois. The collection includes correspondence, cash receipts and disbursements, farm scale books, farm and lumber accounts, notes, tax records, and other financial records documenting Blood’s management of family farm lands in Illinois and Indiana and his involvement in the Blood Lumber Company.
Dates: Created: 1877-1967; Other: Majority of material found in 1920-1954; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1977

Lamb-Mather-Trumbull Family papers

Identifier: MS-BC777
Scope and Contents The Mather, Lamb, and Trumbull families were connected by marriage and based in Illinois towns and cities of Kaskaskia, Springfield, and Chicago beginning in the mid-19th century. The materials in the Mather-Lamb-Trumbull family papers are primarily focused on the family of Thomas Mather and Hannah Lamb, as well as the family of Lyman Trumbull, and the shared descendants of these families. These materials include family and business correspondence, deeds, and financial and...
Dates: 1778 - 1956; Majority of material found within 1810 - 1920

Martin Herman Schaeffer papers

 Collection — Box: 78
Identifier: MS-SC1348
Scope and Contents Includes a number of letters between Schaeffer and E.L. Kimmel and C.E. Swan of the Missouri-Illinois Railroad re: the establishment of the spur. Contract between Herman and Anna Schaeffer and the RR company. Bills and records of expenditures by Schaeffer. List of contributors for building the spur. Record of first years business at the Alda station. Records of limestone use. Plats of area around the station. Short history, 1922-1926, of the Alda Station by Schaeffer. Photos of Schaeffer's farm...
Dates: Created: 1922 - 1926

Patrick Myers papers and records

 Collection — Box: 103
Identifier: MS-SC1712
Scope and Contents Business and personal correspondence, 1866-1869 (21 items); business papers, 1860-1872, consisting of receipits, accounts, liquor licenses, and licenses to operate an ordinary (an inn which serves meals) in Springfield (74 items).
Dates: Created: 1860 - 1872

Pierre Menard Papers

Identifier: MS-BC456
Abstract Illinois' first Lieutenant-Governor (1818-1822), Pierre Menard was an early French Canadian resident of Kaskaskia, Randolph County, related by marriage to the Saucier and Chouteau families. A trader and merchant, Menard invested in trapping and exploring expeditions. He was also involved in territorial politics and was appointed judge in Randolph County Courts in 1801, elected Representative to the Indiana Territorial Legislature at Vincennes from 1806 to 1807, Representative to the Illinois...
Dates: Created: 1741-1910; Other: Majority of material found in 1785-1844

Sailor Springs Development and Improvement Company records

 Collection — Box: 75
Identifier: MS-SC1319
Scope and Contents Includes treasurer's book, 1919-1941; corporation reports, 1922-1928; notices of stockholders meetings; capital stock return, 1922-1928; annual report to State of Illinois, 1919-1941. Financial statements, bank books and correspondence. Papers regarding property lease from SSDIC to the Gulf Refining Company. Papers re: lawsuit of Marion Drake against SSDIC, 1939.
Dates: Created: 1918 - 1941

Smith and Jurney records (Elkhorn Grove, Illinois)

 Collection — Box: 81
Identifier: MS-SC1437
Scope and Contents Mill Book Oct. 1843-April 1844 lists names of customers, and charge for lumber or sawing wood. Lists of merchandise sold March-August 1840. Receipts for items bought by Henry Smith and Jurney, 1833-1844.
Dates: Created: 1833 - 1844

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