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Benjamin F. Miller papers

 Collection — Box: 59
Identifier: MS-SC1044
Scope and Contents Commendation for the 124th Illinois Infantry. Three colored drawings, with patriotic themes, done by a soldier in the 124th during the Siege of Vicksburg. A Gospel of Saint Matthew given to him while in the army.
Dates: Created: 1863 - 1864

Benjamin H. Grierson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-BC258
Abstract From Jacksonville, Illinois enlisted in the Army as a private in the 6th Illinois Cavalry to be promoted to Brigadier General of Volunteers after leading raids through Tennessee and Mississippi in 1863 and appointed commander of the 10th Cavalry, or the “Buffalo Soldiers, in 1866. He was married to Alice Kirk Grierson, with whom he had seven children, four of whom survived to adulthood. Two of his surviving children spent much of their life in mental asylums. Alice died in 1888, after...
Dates: Created: 1848-1895; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1938

Bohrer-Fifer Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-BC64
Scope and Contents The Bohrer-Fifer Family Papers, 1863-1965 consist of correspondence, clippings, printed material, and personal papers of the  family of Florence Fifer-Bohrer.  The collection includes papers of Bohrer, her father Governor Joseph W. Fifer, and her daughter Gertrude Bohrer Hooten, as well as other family members.
Dates: Other: Dummy Date

Bruce L. Douglas Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-BC170
Abstract Illinois Representative (Democrat) from eleventh district (1971-1972) and twelfth district (1973-1974). Chairman of Joint American Indian Problems Committees; member of Higher EducationCommittee and Human Resources Committee.
Dates: Created: 1970-1974; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1978

C. H. R. Doringh account book

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-SC8
Scope and Contents Account book including records of expenses, disbursements, and annual recapitualtion of Walnut Grove Farm, which was co-owned by George P. Phinney. Includes hand-drawn maps of the farm and surrounding area.
Dates: Created: 1852-1863

Charles Henry Lanphier Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-BC403
Abstract Charles Henry Lanphier (1820-1903) was a Springfield Illinois newspaper man, who managed The Illinois State Register and People’s Advocate. He was elected public printer in 1846 and clerk of the circuit court in 1864. The majority of this collection consists of letters to Lanphier during the years 1846-1863, while he managed the newspaper. Notable correspondents include Stephen A. Douglas, Thomas L. Harris, John A. McClernand, Anthony L. Knapp, William Ralls...
Dates: Created: 1830-1886

Charles Mayer papers

 Collection — Box: 58
Identifier: MS-SC1020
Scope and Contents Military papers include commissions to 1st sergeant, sergeant, lieutenant and captain. Discharge papers.
Dates: Created: 1861 - 1865

Charles Ross Parke letters

 Collection — Box: 65
Identifier: MS-SC1141
Scope and Contents Four page letter to Peter D. Vroom, Oct. 26, 1858, discusses local politics including Richard Oglesby and Stephen A. Douglas; James Buchanan and patronage; and Emperor Alexander of Russia and his "benevolent design" and acquiring a picture of Nicholas in his sleigh. Three page letter to Vroom, Dec. 16, 1865, discusses President Johnson and Governor Oglesby.
Dates: Created: 1858 - 1865

Chauncy Higbee Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-BC284
Scope and Contents Correspondence, legal documents, receipts, advertising material, stock certificates and political flyers document the career of Chauncy Higbee. The legal partnerships of Higbee and Hays, Higbee and Richardson, Higbee and Wike, and Matthews and Wike are represented. Most of the correspondence is related to legal affairs such as real estate transactions, settlement of accounts, wills and estates. Many deeds, wills, affidavits and depositions. There are some letters from F.M. Higbee, in New York,...
Dates: Created: 1823-1927; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1992

Clifton H. Moore papers

 Collection — Box: 61
Identifier: MS-SC1066
Scope and Contents DeWitt County Circuit Court documents. One with written instructions to the jury re: reasons why the defense will ask for a new trial in the Austin Ritchie vs. Ransom Adair slander case. Moore & Lincoln for the defense. Second document is a motion to set aside the verdict in the Joseph Ryan vs. Perce, Keith and Clark with reasons why. Lincoln & Moore for the defense.
Dates: Created: May 16 and November 15, 1854

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