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Bertha Honoré Palmer letters

 Collection — Box: 64
Identifier: MS-SC1133
Scope and Contents Two letters signed, to Josephine Cleveland, librarian at the Illinois State Historical Library, regarding an exhibit of homespun linen by Cleveland's mother.
Dates: Created: July 12 - July 27, 1892

Charles Jerome papers

Identifier: MS-SC4021
Scope and Contents Charles Jerome (1815-1873) was a clergyman from the state of New York. Born in Pompey, New York, he attended Hamilton College in Clinton, New York in the mid-1830s. After being ordained as a Presbyterian minister, he moved frequently around upstate New York, serving churches, particularly in the central and western parts of the state. In 1846, he married Elizabeth Reed (1825-1858) with whom he had six children. After Elizabeth’s death, he married Harriet Sweetland in 1859, and their marriage...
Dates: 1835 - 1857

Citizens of Alton, Illinois, subscription list

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-SC22
Scope and Contents Subscriptions signed by citizens of Alton, Illinois, pledging donations for relief of victims of the Chicago Fire, made at public meetings October 10, 1871, and after.
Dates: Created: 1871

Darius A. Ogden letter

 Collection — Box: 63
Identifier: MS-SC1117
Scope and Contents Letter to New York Governor Horatio Seymour discussing the need for a change in the presidency and his belief that Lincoln is losing ground especially due to Grant's unsuccessful campaigns. Discusses what he believes should be the most important issues in the Democratic platform at the convention in Chicago. He sees the two most important contenders as McClellan and Seymour and gives his allegiance to Seymour.
Dates: Created: July 17, 1864

Gallus Ruegg diary and account book

Identifier: MS-SC4018
Scope and Contents Gallus Ruegg (c. 1845-1914) was a bookkeeper who immigrated to the United States from Switzerland in 1869. Ruegg lived in Butschwil, Switzerland before he came to Hoboken, New Jersey in August 1869. He moved to Chicago, Illinois in September of the same year, where he was joined by his brother Paul. Paul Ruegg struggled to find work in Chicago and instead moved to Nebraska in December 1869, and Gallus followed several months later. By the 1880s, Gallus Ruegg had moved to California, living in...
Dates: 1869 - 1870

George E. Adams letter

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-SC3
Scope and Contents Letter to Benjamin Perley Poore, Washington, D.C., October 26, 1883, containing biographical data meant for publication in the Congressional Directory.
Dates: Created: 1883

George Frederick Schulte papers

 Collection — Box: 78
Identifier: MS-SC1351
Scope and Contents Several publicity items and short bios of Schulte. Several letters from the Veterans Administration in Hines, Ill re: Schulte's claims. One signed letter, 1936, from Kent Keller notifying Schulte that the Bill for "immediate payment of Adjusted Service is now law." Sixteen letters from congressmen giving response to Schulte's letters. Many are short form responses. Some give their views such as Arthur Capper of Kansas who states he is not sure he can support the kind of legislation Schulte is...
Dates: Created: 1914 - 1937

Henry S. Spaulding, "The Great West, or the Star of Empire"

 Collection — Box: 82
Identifier: MS-SC1443
Scope and Contents Address recounting the history of Illinois and praising the state's value to the nation. Discusses the importance of Edwardsville, St. Louis and Chicago. Denotes the importance of the fertile land and farming, the growth of an educational system, the number of churches, the mills and other manufacturing, river trade and travel and the railroads. Mentions Don Alonzo Spaulding, John Mason Peck, Peter Cartwright and Jacob Strawn.
Dates: Created: 1849

James P. Root letter

 Collection — Box: 74
Identifier: MS-SC1300
Scope and Contents One letter, July 14, 1868, to George Shaw of Geneseo, Ill. explaining that the Tanners are a "second edition of the 'wide awakes'" and their uniform is a cap, cape, leather apron and a torch with a flag bearing the names of Grant and Colfax. Other information on the group. Signed by Root and sent from Chicago. Printed flyer from Klokke and Hand, Hatters, Furriers and Manufacturers in Chicago, announcing the formation of clubs, called "Tanners", by the Wide Awakes "intending to do Grant's...
Dates: Created: July 8, 1868

Jannotta Family Collection

Identifier: AV-01-05-Jannotta
Overview Chicago, Illinois, family including particularly Stella Skiff Jannotta (1867-1954) – suffragist, eugenicist, humanist, genealogist, and writer; her husband Alfredo Antonio Jannotta (1843-1913) – Italian born composer and conductor who ran voice culture schools in several American cities; and their oldest son, A. Vernon (1894-1972) – World War I veteran who commanded amphibious forces in the South and Southwest Pacific during World War II, attained rank of Rear Admiral, and became an executive...
Dates: 1894 - 1972

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Stenhouse, Katherine L. 1
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Tanner, John R., 1844-1901 1
Thomas family (Madison County, Illinois) 1
Thomas, Richard S. (Richard Symmes), 1817-1865 1
Union League of America 1
West, Roy Owen, 1868-1958 1
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
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