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A. Goodell and Sons Company Records

 Collection
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

Albert E. Plattenburg letter

 Collection — Box: 67
Identifier: MS-SC1186
Scope and Contents Transcript of a letter to his mother discusses recent elections in Fulton County, the defeat of the Democrats there and the impeachment of Andrew Johnson.
Dates: Created: November 13, 1866

Albert V. B. Phillips papers

 Collection — Box: 66
Identifier: MS-SC1171
Scope and Contents Minutes from the debating society, 1860-1861, discuss topics debated and outcomes. Constitution and by-laws, ca. 1861, of the Farmer Boys Association, which allowed boys and girls over the age of fourteen to join. Four diaries, Dec., 1861-Feb. 1864, give accounts of daily activities within his company, troop movements, weather, involvements in skirmishes or battles. One letter, Feb. 12, 1865 from Sergeant A.D. Brown of the 23rd, Co. C in Virginia, telling him the news of the regiment. Diary of...
Dates: Created: 1860 - 1872

Alexander-Akerly (Ackerly) Family papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-SC13
Scope and Contents Family correspondence written to Adeline Akerly (1834-1916), including 12 Civil War letters from her brother Ashley H. Alexander of the 12th Illinois Cavalry, Co. A. Ashley Alexander's letters describe life at Camp Butler, Springfield, Illinois and include brief descriptions of the engagement at Harpers Ferry, West Virginia; as well as the battles of Antietam and Fredericksburg.
Dates: Created: 1853 - 1876

Alfred W. Newcombe papers

 Collection — Box: 62
Identifier: MS-SC1098
Scope and Contents Letters from Harold Ickes, Ira Copley, Charles E. Merriam, Donald Richberg and Walter S. Rogers discuss where Newcombe might look for information and some, especially Ickes, give reminiscences re: the election of 1911, LaFollette and Roosevelt.
Dates: Created: 1945 - 1946

Allen Nevins commencement address

 Collection — Box: 62
Identifier: MS-SC1097
Scope and Contents Copy of commencement speech delivered at the University of Illinois in Urbana, Illinois, June 1953. Discusses the importance of Illinois from before the American Revolution and the many people from Illinois who have been devoted to the idea and the perpetuation of democracy.
Dates: Created: June 1953

Alonzo G. Payne diary

 Collection — Box: 65
Identifier: MS-SC1152
Scope and Contents Typed transcript of diary kept during the last months of the war discusses travels through Mississippi and back to Tennessee where they remain for the duration of the war, his activities and those of his company. Mentions numerous others in the regiment giving tidbits of information about them. After the war talks of work done with Lieutenant Clad to finish up the work of the regiment. Speaks of his wife and family often.
Dates: Created: January 1 - June 22, 1865

ALPLM, Center for Digital Initiatives Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 01-10-001
Scope and Contents Includes hard drives holding JPG, TIFF, and PDF scans made by Center for Digital Initiatives staff. Contents include scans of images from the Audiovisual department's photography collection used to populate Chronicling Illinois; scans from the Manuscripts department's Yates Family Papers; scans of the newspapers the Sangamo Journal and the Old Soldier; scans of sheet music; and other ALPLM-held...
Dates: Created: 2012-2015; Other: Date acquired: 12/15/2016

Alton Spectator subscription book

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-SC23
Scope and Contents Consists of a bound volume contianing a list of subscribers to the Alton Spectator newspaper, giving local, state and out-of-state names.
Dates: Created: 1836

American Akademe minute book

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-SC26
Scope and Contents Consists of one record book that includes the constitution of the American Akademe, its membership lists and meeting minutes, July 2, 1883 to June 17, 1884.
Dates: Created: 1883 - 1884

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Engelmann, Theodor 1
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Enos, Pascal, Jr. 1
Ewing, William Lee Davidson, 1795-1846 1
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