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11th Illinois Cavalry, Co. K

 Collection — Box: 204
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 2491

17th Illinois Infantry, K Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: BC327
Overview Civil War regiment organized at Peoria, Illinois May 10, 1861 and made up of 10 companies with Captain James P. Walker commanding Co. K and Captain Ross of H Company elected as Colonel of the regiment. Walker was a physician from Mason City, Illinois and resigned from the Army in April 1862 due to illness. Jacob Wheeler, who had been severely wounded in the face at the battle of Frederickstown, was appointed Captain and took over command of Company K. They were present at the battle for Fort...

A. Dirksen and Sons

 Collection
Identifier: MS-BC1
Scope & Contents Collection includes board of directors and stockholders meeting minutes (1905-1919), ledgers (1894-1926), trial balances (1909-1926), inventories (1913-1925), and time books/payrolls (1911-1922 and 1928-1937). Collection apparently consists of only a sampling of various records kept by the company during a part of its existence. Company minutes, which include a copy of Anton Dirksen’s will, document the conduct of official business when the company operated as a corporation.

A. Goodell and Sons Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-BC6
Scope and Content The A. Goodell and Sons Company Records, 1852-1920, consist of 187 letterpress books and other volumes. Of these, 179 are chronologically-arranged letterpress books containing the firm’s outgoing correspondence and business records, 1872-1920. The eight remaining volumes concern a variety of related interests. A letterpress book contains real estate records of A. S. Austin (1852-1855) as well as a few letters of Goodell and his associate, John S. Sheldon. There is also an account book from...

Aagesson (Agerson), NIcholas S.

 Collection — Box: 140
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 2121

Aaron Benedict Mead letter

 Collection — Box: 59
Identifier: MS-SC1024
Scope and Contents June 24, 1877 letter from Aaron Benedict Mead to his mother detailing the train trip and the complete tour of the Illinois State Penitentiary in Jolietn. They visited all of the different departments including the cells, kitchen and dining hall, shoe shop, hospital, women's section and the prison grounds.

Abbot, John D.

 Collection — Box: 243
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 3260

Abby W. May copybook

 Collection — Box: 58
Identifier: MS-SC1017
Scope and Contents Copies of letters to various officials in the Sanitary Commission regarding the work they are doing and business matters related to it. She writes one five page letter regarding the Bulletin of the Sanitary Commission and how it could be improved to show what the Commission is actually doing. One letter in answer to a question regarding cleanliness of supplies she describes how they pack them. One letter regarding assistance to the Freedman's Bureau. The last letter asks that if there are no...

Abner J. Mikva Papers

 Collection
Identifier: BC460
Abstract Illinois Democrat state legislator for the tenth district (Cook County), United States congressman, an appellate judge, District of Columbia, White House counsel under Clinton, and law professor at various law schools. Holds the distinction of serving in all three branches of government. Married to Zorita Wise in 1948, has three daughters.

Abraham Brown Family Papers, 1865-1930

 Collection — Box: 278
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 3742

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