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Frances Gertrude Priddy Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-BC526
Abstract Illinois native Frances Gertrude Priddy was the author of young adult, mystery, and romance novels. This collection consists of records related to her professional and personal life, including manuscripts and notes, published books, correspondence, newspaper clippings, unpublished journals, and a scrapbook.
Dates: Created: 1959-2004; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2007

Henry Bascom Rankin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-BC534
Abstract Lincoln author, farmer, investor and banker, Henry Bascom Rankin, was the son of Amberry and Arminda Rogers Rankin. He studied law in the office of Abraham Lincoln and William Herndon, Springfield, Illinois, from 1856 to 1861, and came to know Abraham Lincoln. Born in Athens, Illinois, Rankin lived in Petersburg, Jacksonville, and Springfield, Illinois. He married Alma Hurd in 1864, and they were the parents of Fred H., Albert H. and Emma (Mrs. Clayton J. Barber) Rankin. Henry Rankin wrote...
Dates: Created: ca. 1889-1927

Sylvanus Cadwallader Reminiscences

 Collection
Identifier: MS-BC91
Scope and Contents Handwritten manuscript of Cadwallader’s book includes notes, changes and the chapters that were deleted in the published work.  The manuscript covers the war including the Vicksburg and Chattanooga campaigns, the actions of Army of the Potomac, the meeting of Grant and Lincoln at City Point, Grant and Sherman planning strategy and Grant and Lee at Appomattox.  It often gives Grant’s opinions as well as Cadwallader’s of other generals, including Sherman, Sheridan and McClernand.  It...
Dates: Created: 1896; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1929