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11th Illinois Cavalry, Co. K

 Collection — Box: 204
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 2491
Dates: Created: Date missing

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...
Dates: 1861 - 1864

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.
Dates: 1894 - 1937

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...
Dates: Created: 1852-1920

A. N. Smith letter

 Collection — Box: 80
Identifier: MS-SC1410
Scope and Contents Letter from the Navy Department, Bureau of Equipment and Recruiting in Washington to Capt. A.H. Kilty commanding the USS Roanoke. Tells him that he must discharge certain ship staff who must enlist for general service. Grants request for carpeting and chairs but states they are unable to send a workman to "repair the transoms."
Dates: Created: October 14, 1864

A. Peabody letter

 Collection — Box: 65
Identifier: MS-SC1154
Scope and Contents Discusses the death of their Aunt Sarah Peabody and a problem with her estate provoked by her brother. Also speaks of Lincoln and states he will make a good president. Note written at the end of the letter from O.L. Peabody to lawyers Higbee and Hays re: the statements from his brother about Aunt Sarah's estate.
Dates: Created: November 12, 1860

Aagesson (Agerson), NIcholas S.

 Collection — Box: 140
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 2121
Dates: Created: Date missing

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.
Dates: Created: June 24, 1877

Aaron H. Rountree, reminiscences of early days and old settlers in Montgomery County, Illinois

 Collection — Box: 74
Identifier: MS-SC1304
Scope and Contents Typed transcripts of the articles with an introduction re: the 52nd birthday of Montgomery County. The articles discuss the first settlers who came to the area, describes the first dwellings they built, their dress, the food they ate, the first school, the first government and those elected, the first blacksmith, the first store, the first Lutheran church, the first store and the first mill. Anecdotes re: life on the prairie and some of its hardships. Biographical sketches of many of the first...
Dates: Created: 1873

Abbot, John D.

 Collection — Box: 243
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 3260
Dates: Created: Date missing

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