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Alexander Sympson Corps No. 70, Woman's Relief Corps

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Identifier: MS-BC12
Overview Founded in 1887 in Carthage, IL as the woman’s auxiliary to Alexander Sympson Post No. 455 of the Grand Army of the Republic in order to aid the Post in their efforts to aid and assist Civil War veterans and their families. The GAR was formed amidst the turmoil of Reconstruction in an effort not only to aid and assist the veterans who had fought for the cause, but also to affect political action for the veterans. Dr. Benjamin F. Stephenson who had been a surgeon with the Fourteenth Illinois...
Dates: 1884 - 1931

Alexander W. Raffen papers

 Collection — Box: 68
Identifier: MS-SC1226
Scope and Contents Three letters to his wife Grace. One from Bowling Green, Kentucky gives the details of the capture of that town. The other two from Graysville and Murfreesboro, Tenn. discuss some family news, actions of the regiment and his visit to Chickamauga battlefield with a vivid description of the site. Commission to Captain signed by Governor Yates. Muster roll for the 19th Regiment from Feb. 29-April 30, 1864. Letter, July 9, 1864, from Chicago to Quartermaster General Meigs advising of return of...
Dates: Created: 1861 - 1865

Alexander, William

 Collection — Box: 135
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 2086
Dates: Created: Date missing

Alfred H. Piquenard letter

 Collection — Box: 67
Identifier: MS-SC1180
Scope and Contents Letter to Homer Brown in Monticello, Ill. inviting him to the 4th of July celebration at which there will be a dinner and a concert where the children "take part as actors."
Dates: Created: June 30, 1851

Alfred J. Henderson Papers

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Identifier: BC277
Overview Alfred Henderson, a MacMurray College (Jacksonville, Illinois) professor and one time chairman of the history and government department, was born in England, the son of Alfred W. and Alice Dalby Henderson, but became a naturalized U.S. citizen in 1917. He was raised in Rochester, New York and worked for Eastman Kodak after graduating from high school. He then attended the University of Rochester where he received a B.A. and a M.A. and went on to earn his Ph.D. in history from Duke University....
Dates: 1924 - 1977

Alfred Sample letters

 Collection — Box: 75
Identifier: MS-SC1322
Scope and Contents Letters to Sample discuss politics, the railroad, his campaigns, the elections of 1888 and 1892, court cases and numerous matters related to the court. Includes one threatening letter from an angry juror. A few letters refer to war commemoration activities. A few letters discuss business possibilities, especially related to land, in Kansas, Iowa and the Dakotas. Includes letters from Judge Owen T. Reeves, Judge N.J. Pillsbury, Attorney General George Hunt, Congressman L.E. Payson, state Senator...
Dates: Created: 1876 - 1891

Alfred W. Newcombe papers

 Collection — Box: 62
Identifier: MS-SC1098
Scope and Contents Letters from Harold Ickes, Ira Copley, Charles E. Merriam, Donald Richberg and Walter S. Rogers discuss where Newcombe might look for information and some, especially Ickes, give reminiscences re: the election of 1911, LaFollette and Roosevelt.
Dates: Created: 1945 - 1946

Alkire-Ross-Leach Family

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Identifier: MS-BC13
Overview Families related by the marriages of two sisters, Addie Ross Alkire and Mary E. Ross Leach. Their widowed mother, Mary Houston Ross, brought her family from Ohio to Illinois in 1858. Addie Ross married James Y. Alkire, a farmer and physician of Sherman, Illinois, and Mary E. Ross married Adoniram Judson Leach, a farmer and teacher of Elkhart, Illinois. Addie and James had six daughters and Mary and Adoniram had two sons.Family correspondence, primarily between Addie Ross Alkire,...
Dates: 1853 - 1899

Allan, Sara A.

 Collection — Box: 234
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 3062
Dates: Created: Date missing

Allen, E. C.

 Collection — Box: 251
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 3325
Dates: Created: Date missing

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Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967 3
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