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Hale S. Mason Family papers

 Collection — Box: 57
Identifier: MS-SC1007
Scope and Contents Many letters from Sabrina and her sons to their father while he was in California. A few letters from Hale to his family. They give news of the family both in Illinois and New York. The farm, William's work as telegrapher and Edwin's as teacher. They discuss their friends in Lockport and Joliet. William frequently gives the political news both state and national, whether California will be a state, the Free Soilers, the Fugitive Slave Law, the Whig party and local political elections and...
Dates: Created: 1848 - 1866

Henry Bascom Rankin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: BC534
Abstract Lincoln author, farmer, investor and banker, Henry Bascom Rankin, was the son of Amberry and Arminda Rogers Rankin. He studied law in the office of Abraham Lincoln and William Herndon, Springfield, Illinois, from 1856 to 1861, and came to know Abraham Lincoln. Born in Athens, Illinois, Rankin lived in Petersburg, Jacksonville, and Springfield, Illinois. He married Alma Hurd in 1864, and they were the parents of Fred H., Albert H. and Emma (Mrs. Clayton J. Barber) Rankin. Henry Rankin wrote...
Dates: Created: ca. 1889-1927

Henry Horner Papers

 Collection
Identifier: BC296
Abstract Illinois Governor (Democrat), 1932-1940; lawyer, and Cook County Probate Court Judge, 1914-1931, from Chicago. Horner, Illinois’ first Jewish Governor, governed the state during the depression of the 1930s, serving as President Roosevelt’s representative supporting the New Deal. A protégé of former Chicago Mayor Anton Cermak, Horner was noted for fighting the Chicago machine politics of Edward J. Kelly and Patrick A. Nash. Horner spent his final year in office battling failing health and...
Dates: Created: 1899-1940

Henry M. Newhall letters

 Collection — Box: 62
Identifier: MS-SC1099
Scope and Contents Letters to his sister in Quincy, Ill. discuss camp life, Black soldiers in the army, jealousy in Union command and several encounters with Forrest's men. Also discuss friends and family back in Quincy.
Dates: Created: 1862 - 1865

Hugh Oliver Argraves papers

 Collection — Box: 2
Identifier: MS-SC37
Scope and Contents Consists of typescripts and drafts of 4 plays and 44 poems written by Hugh O. Argraves of Rockford, Illinois. Many poems concern his service during World War II.
Dates: Created: 1940-1965

Illinois Adjutant General's militia report

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-SC28
Scope and Contents Consists of Adjutant General Moses K. Anderson's report to the Illinois General Assembly on the strength of the Illinois Militia for the year 1845. Certified and signed by Governor Thomas Ford.
Dates: Created: 1846

Illinois Constitutional Convention Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-BC319
Abstract Sixth Illinois Constitutional Convention called to write a new constitution for Illinois to replace the1870 Illinois constitution.  Nine committees studied issues and organization of state government to update the previous constitution.  The Constitution Study Commission formed in 1965 to study the need for a constitutional convention is also included in this material.  Samuel Witwer was elected president of the convention.  The new constitution was adopted in convention September 3, 1970...
Dates: Created: 1965-1972; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1971

Illinois Infantry, 102nd Regt., Co. A, account

 Collection
Identifier: MS-SC3773
Scope and Contents Collection consists of one partially printed document dated September 14, 1862. It notes provisions for one day for 87 members of the 102nd Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Company A, posted at Camp McMurtry, Knoxville, IL. It is signed for Company A by Lieutenant Levi F. Gentry and by regimental commander Colonel William McMurtry.
Dates: 1862

Ira Merchant letter

 Collection — Box: 59
Identifier: MS-SC1033
Scope and Contents Letter written to Henry Yates from Fort Henry, Tennessee. Describes traveling per ship to Fort Henry, marching through the mud, witnessing the dead killed by the shelling from their boat and coming into Fort Henry.
Dates: Created: February 26, 1862

Isaac N. Arnold letter

 Collection — Box: 2
Identifier: MS-SC42
Scope and Contents Consists of one letter of Isaac N. Arnold enclosing a copy of the Globe newspaper containing a speech. He remarks that it had been called too radical, but insists it was the truth.
Dates: Created: February 18, 1862

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