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Andrew H. Hershey Papers

 Collection
Identifier: BC738
Overview Andrew H. Hershey was born on January 3, 1840 in Marietta, Pennsylvania to Dr. Andrew Hershey, a physician, and Fannie Nase. Dr. Hershey died in 1839 at the age of thirty-seven. Fannie remarried, this time to Mr. William Macken, and she, William, and Andrew moved to Savanna, Illinois. Hershey attended Mt. Carroll Seminary for two years before enlisting in 1861 with Company K of the 15th Illinois Infantry after the outbreak of the Civil War. Hershey joined the company in Rolla, Missouri. Notable...
Dates: 1860 - 1893

Andrew O'Connor letter

 Collection — Box: 63
Identifier: MS-SC1115
Scope and Contents Letter to Jessie Palmer Weber at the Illinois State Historical Society in answer to her question re: the length of Abraham Lincoln's arms. The letter was sent from Paris, France where he was living at the time.
Dates: Created: June 19, 1925

Andrews Family

 Collection — Box: 239
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 3164
Dates: Created: Date missing

Andrews Family Papers

 Collection — Box: 101
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 1706
Dates: Created: Date missing

Anna Ridgely Hudson Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: BC304
Overview Young woman in Springfield, Illinois, who wrote about her social and religious activities and her feelings about these, while growing into womanhood as the daughter of a prominent Springfield banker, Nicholas H. Ridgley. Anna was one of thirteen children. Her father came from Maryland, where his father owned a tobacco plantation. In 1835 he was appointed the cashier from the State Bank of Illinois and remained with it until it closed. In 1866 he and two of his sons formed the Ridgely National...
Dates: 1860-1862, 1865-1872

Anna Risse Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-BC760
Abstract Anna Risse worked in the Illinois governor's office from the 1930s to the 1970s, serving as stenographer or secretary for governors Louis Emmerson, Henry Horner, Dwight Green, and Adlai Stevenson II. The collection contains letters and greeting cards written to and from Risse, many of them from Ambassador William Blair and Governor Stevenson. The collection also contains newspaper clippings and photographs.
Dates: Created: 1932-1978; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2014

Anne Willer papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-BC696
Abstract Member, Illinois House of Representatives (6th district, Democrat) from LaGrange, Illinois, 1975-1980. House committee memberships included Human Resources, Judiciary II and Personnel and Pensions. Also member of Special Committee on Correction Industries, Legislative Council, Conference of Women Legislators and League of Women Voters.Correspondence, hearing transcripts and reports concerning Willer’s involvement with hearings on teen pregnancy sponsored by the Conference of Women...
Dates: 1978 - 1980

Anonymous, Parody on "Wait for the Wagon"

 Collection — Box: 127
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 2016
Dates: Created: Date missing

Anonymous, "The Christian Hero & the Union"

 Collection — Box: 109
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 1826
Dates: Created: Date missing

Anson Patterson letters

 Collection — Box: 65
Identifier: MS-SC1148
Scope and Contents Four letters to Helen and one to Auntie discuss his activities, occurrences and the cost of items at Nashville, his feelings about the war and the Confederacy. Mentions those from home who are doing well, sick or dead. Describes a deserter being discharged and the music played.
Dates: Created: 1862 - 1863

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American Civil War, 1861-1865 139
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Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 79
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 16
Douglas, Stephen A. (Stephen Arnold), 1813-1861 15
Sangamon County (Ill.) 8
Seymour, Horatio, 1810-1886 8
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Reynolds, John, 1788-1865 7
Yates, Richard, 1815-1873 7
Herndon, William Henry, 1818-1891 6
Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875 6
Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865) 6
Lincoln, Mary Todd, 1818-1882 6
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 6
Seward, William H. (William Henry), 1801-1872 6
Smith, John Corson, 1832-1911 6
Trumbull, Lyman, 1813-1896 6
Weber, Jessie Palmer, 1863-1926 6
Illinois. Circuit Court (Sangamon County) 5
McClellan, George B. (George Brinton), 1826-1885 5
Oglesby, Richard J. (Richard James), 1824-1899 5
Browning, Orville Hickman, 1806-1881 4
Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890 4
Grand Army of the Republic. Department of Illinois 4
Logan, John Alexander, 1826-1886 4
Lovejoy, Owen, 1811-1864 4
Republican Party (Ill.) 4
Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891 4
Stuart, John T. (John Todd), 1807-1885 4
Angle, Paul M., 1900-1975 3
Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss, 1816-1894 3
Cist, Henry Martyn, 1839-1902 3
Conkling, James Cook, 1816-1889 3
Cullom, Shelby M. (Shelby Moore), 1829-1914 3
Davis, David, 1815-1886 3
Edwards, Ninian Wirt 3
Grant, Julia Dent, 1826-1902 3
Illinois. General Assembly 3
Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845 3
Kane, Elias Kent, 1794-1835 3
Martin, William, d. 1855 3
Matheny, Charles R.,, 1786-1839 3
McKendree College 3
National Lincoln Monument Association (Springfield, Ill.) 3
Pruyne, Peter 3
Rawlins, John A. (John Aaron), 1831-1869 3
Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967 3
Sheridan, Philip Henry, 1831-1888 3
Shields, James, 1806-1879 3
Abraham Lincoln Association 2
Adams, James, 1783-1843 2
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848 2
Archer, William B., 1792-1870 2
Arthur, Chester A., 1829-1886 2
Badeau, Adam, 1831-1895 2
Birchall, Caleb 2
Breese, Sidney 2
Burnside, Ambrose Everett, 1824-1881 2
Cadwallader, Sylvanus 2
Carlin, Thomas, 1789-1852 2
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852 2
Cleveland, Josephine Preston, d. 1897 2
Codding, Ichabod, 1810-1866 2
Democratic Party (U.S.) 2
Duncan, Joseph, 1794-1844 2
Emmerson, Louis L. (Louis Lincoln), 1863-1941 2
Ford, Thomas, 1800-1850 2
Forrest, Nathan Bedford, 1821-1877 2
Gooding, William, 1803-1878 2
Hatch, Ozias M., 1814-1893 2
Horner, Henry 2
Illinois College 2
Illinois State Penitentiary (Joliet, Ill.) 2
Illinois. Auditor's Office 2
Ingersoll, Robert Green, 1833-1899 2
Israel Rogers family 2
Kerner, Otto, 1908-1976 2
Logan, Stephen T. (Stephen Trigg), 1800-1880 2
Lovejoy, Elijah P., 1802-1837 2
Marsh, William Henry 2
Masters, Edgar Lee, 1868-1950 2
Matteson, Joel A. (Joel Aldrich), 1808-1873 2
McLernand, John A. (John Alexander) 2
Mead, Richard Homer 2
Menard, Pierre, 1766-1844 2
Methodist Episcopal Church 2
Miller, Joseph Warren 2
Morris, John 2
Morrison, Robert 2
Morrison, William 2
Oakleaf, Joseph Benjamin, 1858-1930 2
Oglesby family 2
Oglesby, John Dean Gillett 2
Owen, T. J. V. (Thomas Jefferson Vance) 2
Palmer, John M. (John McAuley), 1817-1900 2
Palmer, John McAuley, 1870-1955 2
Parker, Ely Samuel, 1828-1895 2
Peck, John Mason, 1789-1858 2
Pike County (Ill.) 2
Plattenburg family 2
Polk, James K. (James Knox), 1795-1849 2
Pope, Nathaniel, 1784-1850 2
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