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Henry A. Griswold Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-BC260
Abstract The Henry A. Griswold papers are a compilation of diaries, financial records, autograph albums, catalog, scrapbooks, a minute book, household receipt book, notes, instructions, and estate settlement papers which document farm life in White Hall, Greene County, Illinois after Griswold's father and uncle moved from Vermont in 1820 to establish a farm and wagon-making shop.  Materials are created by Griswold, his daughter Mamie E. Griswold, and additional family members.
Dates: Created: 1814-1943; Other: Majority of material found in 1838-1937

Printed Corporate Security Instruments

 Collection
Identifier: MS-SC4002
Abstract A collection of corporate securities, such as stock and bond certificates, for a variety of nineteenth and twentieth century companies. The collection was assembled by an unknown document collector through the 1970s.Most of the certificates are railroad stock, but the collection also includes securities for construction and mining companies, banks and insurance companies, or companies dealing in other types of transportation, such as ferries and turnpikes. Materials date roughly...
Dates: 1840s - 1910s

Virden Mining Corporation Records

 Collection
Identifier: BC661
Abstract The Virden Mining Corporation operated the Virden Coal Mine in Macoupin County, Illinois, from 1939 to 1959. The collection includes board of directors' and shareholders' meeting minutes; financial operating reports, operating journal, and operating ledger; accounts receivable records; stock certificates and records of stock certificates issued; and other payment records.
Dates: Created: 1922-1959; Other: Majority of material found in 1939-1959; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1985