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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
Abstract Bookbindery and bookstore in Springfield, Illinois (1855-1857). Proprietor Caleb Birchall opened his first Springfield store, Caleb Birchall & Co., in 1837. Later, he was partners with printer/bookbinder J.H. Johnson (dba Birchall & Johnson, 1837-1841), printer/bookbinder Ensley T. Goudy (dba Birchall & Goudy, 1841-1848), and druggist Thomas Jefferson Vance Owen (dba Birchall & Owen, 1848-1855). He sold his business to Solomon B. Wheelock and Enoch Paine (dba Wheelock, Paine...
Dates: Created: 1796-1860; Other: Majority of material found in 1844-1858; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1951
Abstract The Edwin F. and Paul S. Rice Papers are a collection of two farmer brothers of Akron Township, Peoria County, Illinois. From 1913 to 1954, the office oftownship treasurer was held by either one or the other brother. They were joint owners of Rice Brothers Farm,Princeville.The collection includes township treasurer account books, school district records, ballots, poll books and farm accounts.The collection documents township education expenses and the financial records of the Ricebrothersâ...
Dates: Created: 1848-1972
Abstract Born in 1893, John Cabot Blood was a landowner and lumber businessman from Grayville and Mt. Carmel, Illinois. The collection includes correspondence, cash receipts and disbursements, farm scale books, farm and lumber accounts, notes, tax records, and other financial records documenting Bloodâs management of family farm lands in Illinois and Indiana and his involvement in the Blood Lumber Company.
Dates: Created: 1877-1967; Other: Majority of material found in 1920-1954; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1977
Collection — Box: 78
Scope and Contents Includes a number of letters between Schaeffer and E.L. Kimmel and C.E. Swan of the Missouri-Illinois Railroad re: the establishment of the spur. Contract between Herman and Anna Schaeffer and the RR company. Bills and records of expenditures by Schaeffer. List of contributors for building the spur. Record of first years business at the Alda station. Records of limestone use. Plats of area around the station. Short history, 1922-1926, of the Alda Station by Schaeffer. Photos of Schaeffer's farm...
Dates: Created: 1922 - 1926
Abstract Illinois' first Lieutenant-Governor (1818-1822), Pierre Menard was an early French Canadian resident of Kaskaskia, Randolph County, related by marriage to the Saucier and Chouteau families. A trader and merchant, Menard invested in trapping and exploring expeditions. He was also involved in territorial politics and was appointed judge in Randolph County Courts in 1801, elected Representative to the Indiana Territorial Legislature at Vincennes from 1806 to 1807, Representative to the Illinois...
Dates: Created: 1741-1910; Other: Majority of material found in 1785-1844
Collection — Box: 75
Scope and Contents Includes treasurer's book, 1919-1941; corporation reports, 1922-1928; notices of stockholders meetings; capital stock return, 1922-1928; annual report to State of Illinois, 1919-1941. Financial statements, bank books and correspondence. Papers regarding property lease from SSDIC to the Gulf Refining Company. Papers re: lawsuit of Marion Drake against SSDIC, 1939.
Dates: Created: 1918 - 1941
Collection — Box: 81
Scope and Contents Mill Book Oct. 1843-April 1844 lists names of customers, and charge for lumber or sawing wood. Lists of merchandise sold March-August 1840. Receipts for items bought by Henry Smith and Jurney, 1833-1844.
Dates: Created: 1833 - 1844
Abstract The Virden Mining Corporation operated the Virden Coal Mine in Macoupin County, Illinois, from 1939 to 1959. The collection includes board of directors' and shareholders' meeting minutes; financial operating reports, operating journal, and operating ledger; accounts receivable records; stock certificates and records of stock certificates issued; and other payment records.
Dates: Created: 1922-1959; Other: Majority of material found in 1939-1959; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1985
- Subject: Business records X
- Birchall, Caleb 1
- Blood, John C. 1
- Drake, Marion 1
- Edwin F. Rice 1
- Goudy, Ensly T. 1
- Gulf Refining Company 1
- Jurney, Sample M. 1
- Kimmel, E. L. 1
- Menard, Pierre 1
- Menard, Pierre, 1766-1844 1
- Missouri-Illinois Railroad Company 1
- Owen, T. J. V. (Thomas Jefferson Vance) 1
- Paul S. Rice 1
- Rice Family 1
- Sailor Springs Development and Improvement Company 1
- Schaeffer, Martin Herman 1
- Smith and Jurney (Elkhorn Grove, Ill.) 1
- Sparling, Arthur M. 1
- Sparta Limestone Quarries, Inc. (Sparta, Ill.) 1
- Swann, C. E. 1
- Tardiveau, Barthelemi 1
- Tardiveau, Barthelemi, -1801 1
- Virden Mining Corporation 1 ∧ less