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Afro-American Studies and Research Program records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-BC9
Overview Program begun in 1969 at the University of Illinois in Champaign, not as a specific department or a major but with twenty five classes offered in various programs, then received a grant in 1981, under the leadership of Dr. Gerald McWhorter, to develop a core curriculum. Although the program had been in existence for ten years when McWhorter took over as director, very few students were taking it as a minor and budgetary cuts had prevented it from growing. Under McWhorter, a curriculum grant...
Dates: 1980 - 1984

Agniel Family papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-SC11
Scope and Contents Collection consists of family and business papers, including accounts with New Harmony (Ind.) post office, ferriage bills, medical and education expenses, an 1828-1831 recipe book and correspondence of the younger Charles Agniel.
Dates: Created: 1828 - 1899

Agreement between Thomas C. Sharp and Thomas Gregg

 Collection — Box: 95
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 1617
Dates: Created: Date missing

Aichinger, Elizabeth B. Williams

 Collection — Box: 244
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 3265
Dates: Created: Date missing

Aiden, Charles H.

 Collection — Box: 195
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 2399
Dates: Created: Date missing

Aiken, Sarah D.

 Collection — Box: 119
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 1925
Dates: Created: Date missing

Aikman, Samuel L.

 Collection — Box: 195
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 2396
Dates: Created: Date missing

Alan J. Dixon Papers

 Collection
Identifier: BC744
Overview Belleville police magistrate, 1949; assistant state attorney, St. Clair County, IL, 1950; member, Illinois State House of Representatives, 1951-1963; member, Illinois State Senate, 1963-1971, serving as a minority whip, 1964-1970; Illinois State Treasurer, 1971-1977; Illinois Secretary of State, 1977-1981; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1980; reelected in 1986 and served from January 3, 1981 to January 3, 1993; unsuccessful candidate for re-nomination in 1992. At the...
Dates: 1981 - 1992

Albert Chipman (76th IL Infantry) papers

 Collection
Identifier: BC114
Overview Farmer from Yellowhead Township, Kankakee County, IL who served in Company H, 76th Illinois Infantry during the Civil War. He was born in Canada. He came to Illinois and in 1849 he and Sophronia Joyner were married. They had two sons, Azel and Frank. He joined the Infantry in 1862 and was made 3rd Sergeant, Company H, of the 76th Regiment in August of 1862. His regiment served in Tennessee, Mississippi and Louisiana. They spent much time around Vicksburg. At the end of the war, Albert who...
Dates: 1862 - 1893; Majority of material found within 1862 - 1865

Albert E. Plattenburg letter

 Collection — Box: 67
Identifier: MS-SC1186
Scope and Contents Transcript of a letter to his mother discusses recent elections in Fulton County, the defeat of the Democrats there and the impeachment of Andrew Johnson.
Dates: Created: November 13, 1866

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