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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
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
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
Scope and Contents Papers of Ninian Wirt Edwards, concerning his career as Attorney General of Illinois, his time as a State Representative and State Center, his tenure as Superintended of Public Instruction, and his term as Captain and Commissary of Supplies during the Civil War. Included in the collection are letters, conveyances, legal papers, and his diploma. The letters, 1791-1900, include about fifty items and deal primarily with family or the sale of property. Acopy of a letter from Levi Todd, Mary...
Dates: Created: 1791-1908; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1956
Abstract U.S. Senator, Congressman, presidential candidate, Illinois Lieutenant Governor and member of the Illinois House of Representatives and Illinois State Senate, author. Began his career as a newspaperman at age 19 by buying the Troy, Illinois newspaper and over time built a chain of 14 newspapers that he edited and published until he sold them in 1966. As lieutenant governor assisted citizens in their dealings with state government. Authored books on Elijah Lovejoy and Abraham Lincoln as well as...
Dates: Created: 1948-1985; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1965
Abstract This collection contains correspondence, meeting notices, and legislative bill summaries and synopses documenting Harrisâs last two terms in the Illinois Senate. Topics include the Equal Rights Amendment and meetings of the following committees: Appropriations, Executive, Executive Appointments and Administration, and Insurance and Licensed Activities. Harris was Illinois representative (Republican) from sixteenth district (1955-1956) and forty-first district (1957-1960); Illinois senator...
Dates: Created: 1970-1976; Other: Majority of material found in 1973-1976