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Cyrus Root Papers

 Collection
Identifier: BC507
Abstract Cyrus Root was born in Peoria, Illinois, and served in the 86th Illinois Infantry during the American Civil War. This collection consists of correspondence between Root and his sister, documents concerning the 86th Illinois Infantry, and a genealogical history of the Root family.
Dates: Created: 1862-1914; Other: Majority of material found in 1862-1865; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2012

Dan W. Bannister Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-BC740
Scope and Contents Consists of 1.00 cu ft. of letters, deeds, receipts, legal documents, financial papers, notes, federal tax records, real estate records, maps, newspaper clippings, book reviews, lists, and reports documenting Dan W. Bannister's time as President of Abraham Lincoln Association (ALA) (1995-1998), member of the Board of Directors (1998 -€“ 2002) and general operations (1995-2002). The ALA side projects are also documented in files soliciting donations, promoting the ALA'€™s electronic library and...
Dates: Created: 1865-2002; Other: Majority of material found in 1966; Other: Date acquired: 10/20/2006

Daniel W. Messick letter

 Collection — Box: 59
Identifier: MS-SC1039
Scope and Contents Letter to his wife from Camp Lyon, Bird's Point, Missouri gives details of trip from Cairo, Ill. to Camp Lyon, camp life, the situation of the camp and his desire to get into the fight.
Dates: Created: February 3, 1862

David Davis Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: BC153
Abstract David Davis (1815-1886) a lawyer, politician, distinguished jurist and businessman was born in Maryland, educated at Kenyon College in Ohio, and studied law at Yale University. In 1844, Davis won election as a Whig to the Illinois Legislature, and four years later was elected Judge of Illinois Eighth Judicial Circuit, where he served on the bench during Lincoln's remaining years as an attorney on the circuit. The two became close friends, and Davis worked diligently as Lincoln's campaign...
Dates: Created: 1816-1953; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1943

David Regner Papers

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Identifier: BC539
Abstract David Regner served as Illinois representative (Republican) from the third district (1967-1972) and State Senator from third district (1973-1980). He was a member of the House Appropriations Committee (chairman, 1971-1972), Legislative Council, and Illinois State Property Insurance Commission (chairman, 1969-1972), Senate Appropriations Committee, Legislative Information System (chairman, 1975-1980), and Illinois Economic and Fiscal Commission (vice-chairman, 1975-1980). The collection contains...
Dates: Created: 1972-1980; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1979

David S. Blackburn Papers

 Collection
Identifier: BC61
Scope and Contents The David S. Blackburn Papers, consisting mainly of muster rolls, ordinance and store reports, descriptive roll and account for pay and clothing, recruit reports and special and general orders for Company F.  There are a number of letters to soldiers serving in the 21st, some of whom had died, from their family or friends.  No personal letters to Blackburn.
Dates: Created: 1861-1866

Dawn Clark Netsch Papers

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Identifier: BC481
Scope and Contents The Dawn Clark Netsch Papers, concerning her career in Illinois politics, including correspondence, speeches, legislative files, bills, campaigns, political issues constitutional convention papers, constituent issues.
Dates: Created: 1955-1994; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1993

Eaton G. Osman reminiscence of the Mexican War

 Collection — Box: 64
Identifier: MS-SC1126
Scope and Contents An article written by Eaton re: his father's work on "The Picket Guard". A brief description of several newspapers written and edited by soldiers to give news of the war to the soldiers who were fighting it. Gives a physical description of the paper, and examples of articles. The newspaper editorializes on the fact that they get no outside newspapers because of the expense of mailing them. There is an example of an advertisement. Quotes articles on the battle of Buena Vista, the capture of Vera...
Dates: Created: undated

Edgar Lee Masters papers

 Collection — Box: 58
Identifier: MS-SC1010
Scope and Contents 72 letters to Edwin P. Reese discuss his writing, work on new ed. of Spoon River, Atlantis, Mirage and a book about his father. Also several mentions of Clarence Darrow and his work on the Leopold-Loeb case and his and William Jennings Bryan on the Scopes trial. He writes at length about Bryan in several letters. He also gives his opinions of Carl Sandburg, Theodore Dreiser and Amy Lowell. Occasional mention of politics and opinions of Calvin Coolidge. Occasional mention of his son, Hardin, his...
Dates: Created: 1924 - 1942

Edwin F. and Paul S. Rice Papers

 Collection
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

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