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Barker Family Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-02-148
Scope and Contents Consists of family letters, correspondence, newspaper clippings, magazines, bulletins, and program material documenting the life of Robert Barker from his time at West Point Academy (1934-1938), military service during World War II (1942-1945), capture by forces of the Empire of Japan (1942), and death (1945). The collection includes the front page of the "Illinois State Journal" announcing the attack on Pearl Harbor.
Dates: Other: Date acquired: 12/07/2016

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

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

Mary Dewhurst Miles collection

 Collection — Box: 59
Identifier: MS-SC1043
Scope and Contents One letter from nephew Philip Miles who served in WWI and an article about nephew Ted Miles receiving the Croix de Guerre during WWI. One letter from a friend living in Honolulu on Dec. 7, 1941 describing what happened and how they were dealing with it. Most of the letters are from nephews and friends who are serving in WWII. Her nephew in England visits her friend and writes about their visit. Another writes about going into a German city after the allied troops have taken it. They write of...
Dates: Created: 1918 - 1945

Sangamo Electric Company

 Collection
Identifier: MS-BC562
Abstract The Sangamo Electric Company was a manufacturer of electrical equipment (meters, time switches, capacitors, sonar equipment, and radio condensers and transformers). The company incorporated in 1899; the Springfield plant closed in 1978.
Dates: Created: 1895-1972; Other: Majority of material found in 1897-1956

Scully Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: BC731
Abstract Family of William and Enriqueta Scully who came from Ireland to America in 1850 and was oneof the largest landowners in Illinois, Nebraska, Missouri and Kansas.
Dates: Created: 1781-2001; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2003

Thorpe Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: BC735
Abstract Family of Servetus M. Thorpe, a political leader and veteran of the Mexican-American War. Many of Servetus's children and grandchildren became doctors. Servetus's grandson, Leon G. Myers, was a teacher, principal, and superintendent in Clinton, Illinois. Servetus's great-grandson-in-law, Gale Corley, served as a Major in World War II.
Dates: Created: 1825-2003; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2006

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