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Otto Kerner Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-BC382
Abstract Illinois political family (Democrat) with Kerner, Sr. serving as Attorney General of Illinois from 1932-1938, until appointment to the United States Court of Appeals on which he served until his death in 1952 and Kerner, Jr. serving as Governor of Illinois from 1960-1968. He also served as United States District Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois from 1947-1954 and County Judge of Cook County from 1955-1960. In 1968 he was appointed judge of the Federal Court of Appeals. He was...
Dates: Created: 1922-1976; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1992

Pierre Menard Papers

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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

Priscilla M. Babb papers

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Identifier: MS-BC746
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of the personal papers of Marion Priscilla Carpenter Babb (Priscilla M. Babb) including her correspondence, diaries, and original manuscripts of poetry and prose, 1907-1969. The papers are divided into three series, the first contains Babb’s personal correspondence, diaries/journals, primarily from her time as a student at Illinois State Normal University (now Illinois State University), during the late 1920s. This series also includes household financial documents...
Dates: 1907-1969

Rogers Family Papers

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Identifier: MS-BC548
Abstract The Rogers Family were early settlers of the town of Athens in Menard County, Illinois, and became prominent citizens of the community. Matthew Rogers came from New York in 1821 with his wife and children. He was postmaster of the town's first post office, and served as justice of the peace. He loaned books from his personal library to a young Abraham Lincoln, who would later become his lawyer. Three of Matthew's children remained in Athens: Miriam Lee, who married Henry Riggin; Arminda, who...
Dates: Created: 1815-1905; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1979

Thomas Jefferson Henderson Papers

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Identifier: MS-BC278
Abstract Thomas Jefferson Henderson was a Colonel of the 112th Illinois Infantry, brevetted Brigadier General in 1865 by Abraham Lincoln, and served as a Republican in the Illinois legislature and the U.S. Congress. The collection includes correspondence, diary, history, reports, genealogical report, newspaper clippings, orders, circulars, muster rolls, inventories, and ordnance records.
Dates: Created: 1859-1911; Other: Majority of material found in 1862-1865; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1968

Thorpe Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: BC735
Abstract Family of Servetus M. Thorpe, a political leader and veteran of the Mexican-American War. Many of Servetus's children and grandchildren became doctors. Servetus's grandson, Leon G. Myers, was a teacher, principal, and superintendent in Clinton, Illinois. Servetus's great-grandson-in-law, Gale Corley, served as a Major in World War II.
Dates: Created: 1825-2003; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2006

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Illinois. General Assembly 3
Allard, Gerry (Allard, Germinal) 1
Allard, Gerry, 1908-1965 1
Anna Risse 1
Babb, Claude C. 1
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Babb, Priscilla M., 1903-1969 1
Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss 1
Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss, 1816-1894 1
Blair, William McC., Jr. (William McCormick), 1916-2015 1
Blood, John C. 1
Cermak, Anton Joseph, 1873-1933 1
Charles Lamb Society 1
Daughters of the Union Veterans of the Civil War 1
Douglas, Stephen A. (Stephen Arnold), 1813-1861 1
Emmerson, Louis L. (Louis Lincoln), 1863-1941 1
Engelmann, Adolph 1
Engelmann, Theodor 1
Engelmann-Kircher Family 1
Ennis, Jessie Margaret High 1
Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890 1
Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890 1
Grand Army of the Republic. Department of Illinois 1
Gray Panthers 1
Green, Dwight H. (Dwight Herbert), 1897-1958 1
Gregg, David L. 1
Harris, Thomas L. (Thomas Langrell), 1816-1858 1
Henderson, Thomas Jefferson 1
Henderson, Thomas Jefferson, 1824-1911 1
Herndon, William H. (1818-1891) 1
High, Ellen Tredway 1
High, James L. (James Lambert) 1
High, Shirley T. (Shirley Tredway), 1874- 1
Hunt, Oliver Perry 1
Hunt, Oliver Perry (1832-1902) 1
Hunt, Ora V. 1
Hunt, Ora V. (ca. 1863-) 1
Hunt, William Tecumseh Sherman 1
Hunt, William Tecumseh Sherman (1868-1942) 1
Illinois Central Railroad Company 1
Illinois Racing Board 1
Illinois State Penitentiary (Joliet, Ill.) 1
Illinois. General Assembly. Legislative Information System 1
Illinois. Office of the Governor 1
Kerner Family 1
Kerner family 1
Kerner, Otto, 1908-1976 1
Kircher, Henry A. (Henry Adolph), 1841- 1
Körner, Gustav Philipp, 1809-1896 1
Lanphier, Charles H., 1820-1903 1
Lanphier, Charles Henry 1
Lincoln National Memorial Highway Committee 1
Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865) 1
Lincoln-Herndon Law Office 1
Lundy, Joseph R. 1
Menard, Pierre 1
Menard, Pierre, 1766-1844 1
Millikin University--Alumni and Alumnae 1
Moore family 1
Morrison, William R. (William Ralls), 1825-1909 1
Priddy, Frances Gertrude 1
Priddy, Frances Gertrude, 1931-2004 1
Progressive Mine Workers of America 1
Ragen, Joseph Edward 1
Ragen, Joseph Edward, 1896-1971 1
Rankin, Alma Hurd 1
Rankin, Amberry 1
Rankin, Arminda Rogers 1
Rankin, Henry B. (Henry Bascom), 1837-1927 1
Rankin, Henry Bascom 1
Regner, David 1
Regner, David, 1931- 1
Republican Party (U.S.: 1854-)--History--19th century 1
Rogers Family (Athens, Ill.) 1
Rogers, Matthew, 1770-1947 1
Root, Cyrus 1
Root, Cyrus, 1838-1920 1
Ryan, George H. 1
Ryan, George H. (George Homer Ryan, Sr.) 1
Socialist Party of Illinois--History--20th century 1
Stateville Correctional Center 1
Sumerlin, Adolf 1
Sumerlin, Adolf, 1851-1931 1
Tardiveau, Barthelemi 1
Tardiveau, Barthelemi, -1801 1
The Illinois State Register and People's Advocate—History 1
Thorpe Family 1
Tippett, Tom, 1894- 1
United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 112th (1862-1865) 1
United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 125th (1861-1865) 1
Wallace, Jerry 1
Wallace, Jerry, 1894-1982 1
Weems, M. L. (Mason Locke), 1759-1825 1
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