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Gerry Allard Papers

Identifier: MS-BC14
Abstract Gerry Allard (1908-1965) was a coal miner, union activist, socialist, writer, and businessman. Born in France, his family emigrated to Illinois in 1912. His papers consist of newspaper clippings, correspondence, printed material, and scrapbooks. Some material is photocopies only. Topics include labor unionism, the Progressive Mine Workers of America, Socialist Party activities, and coal mining in Illinois. Copies of The Fighting Miner are also included.
Dates: Created: 1928-1965; Other: Majority of material found in 1933-1943; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1974

Lamb-Mather-Trumbull Family papers

Identifier: MS-BC777
Scope and Contents The Mather, Lamb, and Trumbull families were connected by marriage and based in Illinois towns and cities of Kaskaskia, Springfield, and Chicago beginning in the mid-19th century. The materials in the Mather-Lamb-Trumbull family papers are primarily focused on the family of Thomas Mather and Hannah Lamb, as well as the family of Lyman Trumbull, and the shared descendants of these families. These materials include family and business correspondence, deeds, and financial and...
Dates: 1778 - 1956; Majority of material found within 1810 - 1920

Leonard Swett Papers

Identifier: BC622
Scope and Contents Papers of Leonard Swett (1825 – 1889) consists of unpublished letters, published letters in journals, correspondence including incoming, personal papers, speeches and essays prepared by Swett, resolutions, and scrapbooks relating to Leonard’s relationship with his mother and sister in Maine  (1847-1886); experience in the Mexican War; legal practice in Illinois (1849 – 1858); the experiences in the Eighth Judicial Circuit; Republican National Convention (1888); the death of Swett (1889);...
Dates: Created: 1847-1890; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1942

Otto Kerner Family Papers

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

Rogers Family Papers

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

Tillson family scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 91
Identifier: MS-SC1543
Scope and Contents Scrapbook kept by John and Christine of news clippings relating to family, prominent Quincy citizens and Quincy history.
Dates: Created: 1861 - 1905

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