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Arrington Family papers

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Identifier: MS-BC24
Abstract Descendants of Arthur Arrington and Mary West Arrington, who emigrated from England to Virginia in 1670, are traced through the research done by J. Neil Arrington. The Arrington’s spread out across the country and have had family members in all vocations and professions including farming, medicine, psychology, and politics. Louis Arrington, born in 1837 in Virginia, helped found the glass blowers union and was appointed Illinois State Factory Inspector in 1897 by Governor Tanner. J. Neil,...
Dates: 1741 - 1973

Art Association of Jacksonville, Illinois records

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Identifier: MS-BC25
Abstract Organization founded in Jacksonville, Illinois, December 17, 1873 for the study and appreciation of fine arts by the formation of a public collection of art works. The association was organized largely through the efforts of Mrs. Ella O. Brown, art teacher at the Woman’s College (MacMurray College). The association was incorporated in March 1875. The association acquired the Strawn mansion, a gift of the Phoebe Gates Strawn estate, as its permanent home (1915), where they hold art...
Dates: 1882 - 1980

Arthur C. Zimmerman papers

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Identifier: MS-BC718
Abstract Social worker in the McLean County office of the Illinois Emergency Relief Commission (1933-1938) and at the state level for the Illinois Public Aid Commission (1939-1942 and 1945-1974). Held several regional and state positions and after taking military leave returned to work for the Illinois Public Aid Commission and directed the first statewide administrative and case review. Later served as the chief to the Bureau of Resources and Child Support. He retired in 1974. He was born in 1909 to...
Dates: 1927 - 1979

Arthur D. Fowler Papers

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Identifier: BC225
Overview Hardin, Illinois farmer, apple grower and preacher. Fowler was an energetic supporter of prohibition. He also worked sporadically as a salesman of domestic goods and sewing machines. During the later part of his life he hitchhiked extensively throughout the country. Married to Flora Dell Hadley with whom he had 12 children.Correspondence, diaries, business record books, news clippings and pamphlets. Topics include the temperance movement, apple farming and the Fowler and Hadley...
Dates: 1885 - 1969; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1952

Arthur Detmers Dubin and Collection of Pullman Material

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Identifier: BC175
Overview Chicago architect, avid historian of the railroad passenger trains, and author of books on the history of railroad passenger trains and specifically Pullman cars. He was born in Chicago, the son of Henry and Anne Green Dubin. He received his B. Architecture from the University of Michigan in 1949 and began a partnership in Dubin and Dubin, an architecture and engineering firm in 1950. He stayed with the firm, through several partnership changes, until 1993. He was a member of the Illinois...
Dates: 1829 - 1960

Arthur E. Prince Patients Records

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Identifier: MS-BC528
Abstract Springfield, Illinois, physician specializing in eye, ear, nose, and throat treatment. National reputation for research work relating to eye ailments: perfected several instruments for eye treatment, developed new methods for combating eye troubles, devoted particular attention to removal of cataracts. Son of Dr. David and Lucy Manning Chandler Prince. Associated with David Prince Sanitarium in Jacksonville, Illinois, from 1877 to 1890. Relocated sanitarium to corner of Seventh Street and...
Dates: 1901 - 1941

Arthur H. Irwin Papers

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Identifier: BC356
Overview Family historian and genealogist from Springfield, Illinois. The Irwin family’s roots are in Chester County, Pennsylvania. In 1857, Jared P. Irwin (Arthur’s grandfather) moved his family to Springfield, where he and his son, Lafayette L. (Arthur’s father), were sons and building contractors. Arthur died in Springfield on January 14, 1992.Genealogy of the Irwin and related families of Chester County, Pennsylvania, and Springfield, Illinois, including transcripts, original...
Dates: 1837 - 1964

Arthur L. Berman papers

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Identifier: BC53
Overview Illinois representative (Democrat) from the tenth district (1969-1972) and eleventh district (1973-1976) and Illinois senator from the ninth district (1977-2000). Born in Chicago in 1935 and educated in Chicago schools, at the University of Illinois and Northwestern University where he received a law degree in 1958. Lawyer in private practice, special attorney to Illinois Department of Insurance and special assistant to Illinois attorney general prior to his election to the House in 1969. ...
Dates: 1977 - 1984

Arthur Wilfred and Margaret Wilkins Ferguson Family Papers

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Identifier: BC209
Overview Arthur Wilfred Ferguson September 18, 1898-February 4, 1978, a U.S Army architectural engineer, and his wife Margaret Wilkins Ferguson (1901-1979), social worker with the Colored Children’s Service Bureau (later the Child and Family Service Center of Sangamon County), were active members of the Springfield, Illinois community. Margaret was married in 1928 to Dr. Emmett Bolder who died in 1935. Arthur and Margaret, who met in North Carolina where they married in 1946, lived in Germany from 1947...
Dates: 1921 - 1982; Majority of material found within 1947 - 1981

Artlip, John Valentine

 Collection — Box: 270
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 3680
Dates: Created: Date missing

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