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Anna Risse Papers

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Identifier: MS-BC760
Abstract Anna Risse worked in the Illinois governor's office from the 1930s to the 1970s, serving as stenographer or secretary for governors Louis Emmerson, Henry Horner, Dwight Green, and Adlai Stevenson II. The collection contains letters and greeting cards written to and from Risse, many of them from Ambassador William Blair and Governor Stevenson. The collection also contains newspaper clippings and photographs.

Charles Henry Lanphier Papers

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Identifier: MS-BC403
Abstract Charles Henry Lanphier (1820-1903) was a Springfield Illinois newspaper man, who managed The Illinois State Register and People’s Advocate. He was elected public printer in 1846 and clerk of the circuit court in 1864. The majority of this collection consists of letters to Lanphier during the years 1846-1863, while he managed the newspaper. Notable correspondents include Stephen A. Douglas, Thomas L. Harris, John A. McClernand, Anthony L. Knapp, William Ralls...

Claudia M. Durham Papers

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Identifier: MS-BC181
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, newspaper clippings, and articles, newsletters, photocopies of articles, manuals and research papers/monographs documenting Durham’s professional work and her interest in civic affairs, education, and nursing. Topics discussed include Gray Panthers, black history, education, nursing/midwifery, senior citizens, and the Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation. This collection also contained approximately one half...

Cyrus Root Papers

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Identifier: BC507
Abstract Cyrus Root was born in Peoria, Illinois, and served in the 86th Illinois Infantry during the American Civil War. This collection consists of correspondence between Root and his sister, documents concerning the 86th Illinois Infantry, and a genealogical history of the Root family.

Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War

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Identifier: BC149
Scope and Contents This collection contains reports, membership information, correspondence, programs, minutes, financial data and notes concerning the organization. These materials concern local, departmental, and national activities including conventions, establishment of the Past President’s Club, administration of the Maywood Home for Soldiers’ Widows, and alliances with the Grand Army of the Republic and with the Sons and Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War Banquet Association of Cook County,...

David Regner Papers

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Identifier: BC539
Abstract David Regner served as Illinois representative (Republican) from the third district (1967-1972) and State Senator from third district (1973-1980). He was a member of the House Appropriations Committee (chairman, 1971-1972), Legislative Council, and Illinois State Property Insurance Commission (chairman, 1969-1972), Senate Appropriations Committee, Legislative Information System (chairman, 1975-1980), and Illinois Economic and Fiscal Commission (vice-chairman, 1975-1980). The collection contains...

Engelmann-Kircher Family Papers

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Identifier: MS-BC190
Abstract The Engelmanns were a family of German emigrants who came to America in 1833 and settled on a farm near Shiloh in St. Clair County, Illinois. The collection consists of the letters and personal papers of brothers Theodore and Adolph Engelmann and their brother-in-law, Henry Kircher of Belleville, Illinois. The bulk of the collection is correspondence.

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.

George H. Ryan Papers

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Identifier: MS-BC555
Abstract George H. Ryan (1934- ) served as Illinois representative (Republican) from the forty-third district (1973-1983); Lieutenant Governor (1983-1991); Speaker of the House and House Minority Leader; Member of Appropriations Committee, Revenue Committee, Rules Committee, Legislative Council, Legislative Information System, Illinois Commission on Intergovernmental Cooperation, and Legislative Reference Bureau. He was elected Secretary of State in November, 1990 and served from 1991 to 1999. He was...

Gerry Allard Papers

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Identifier: MS-BC14
Abstract Gerry Allard (1908-1965) was a coal miner, union activist, socialist, writer, and businessman. Born in France, his family emigrated to Illinois in 1912. His papers consist of newspaper clippings, correspondence, printed material, and scrapbooks. Some material is photocopies only. Topics include labor unionism, the Progressive Mine Workers of America, Socialist Party activities, and coal mining in Illinois. Copies of The Fighting Miner are also included.

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Illinois. General Assembly 3
Allard, Gerry (Allard, Germinal) 1
Allard, Gerry, 1908-1965 1
Anna Risse 1
Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss 1
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Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss, 1816-1894 1
Blair, William McC., Jr. (William McCormick), 1916-2015 1
Blood, John C. 1
Cermak, Anton Joseph, 1873-1933 1
Charles Lamb Society 1
Daughters of the Union Veterans of the Civil War 1
Douglas, Stephen A. (Stephen Arnold), 1813-1861 1
Emmerson, Louis L. (Louis Lincoln), 1863-1941 1
Engelmann, Adolph 1
Engelmann, Theodor 1
Engelmann-Kircher Family 1
Ennis, Jessie Margaret High 1
Frémont, John C. (John Charles Frémont) 1
Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890 1
Grand Army of the Republic. Department of Illinois 1
Gray Panthers 1
Green, Dwight H. (Dwight Herbert), 1897-1958 1
Gregg, David L. 1
Harris, Thomas L. (Thomas Langrell), 1816-1858 1
Henderson, Thomas Jefferson 1
Henderson, Thomas Jefferson, 1824-1911 1
Herndon, William H. (1818-1891) 1
High, Ellen Tredway 1
High, James L. (James Lambert) 1
High, Shirley T. (Shirley Tredway), 1874- 1
Hunt, Oliver Perry 1
Hunt, Oliver Perry (1832-1902) 1
Hunt, Ora V. 1
Hunt, Ora V. (ca. 1863-) 1
Hunt, William Tecumseh Sherman 1
Hunt, William Tecumseh Sherman (1868-1942) 1
Illinois Central Railroad Company 1
Illinois Racing Board 1
Illinois State Penitentiary (Joliet, Ill.) 1
Illinois. General Assembly. Legislative Information System 1
Illinois. Office of the Governor 1
Kerner Family 1
Kerner family 1
Kerner, Otto, 1908-1976 1
Kircher, Henry A. (Henry Adolph), 1841- 1
Körner, Gustav Philipp, 1809-1896 1
Lanphier, Charles H., 1820-1903 1
Lanphier, Charles Henry 1
Lincoln National Memorial Highway Committee 1
Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865) 1
Lincoln-Herndon Law Office 1
Lundy, Joseph R. 1
Menard, Pierre 1
Menard, Pierre, 1766-1844 1
Millikin University--Alumni and Alumnae 1
Morrison, William R. (William Ralls), 1825-1909 1
Priddy, Frances Gertrude 1
Priddy, Frances Gertrude, 1931-2004 1
Progressive Mine Workers of America 1
Ragen, Joseph Edward 1
Ragen, Joseph Edward, 1896-1971 1
Rankin, Alma Hurd 1
Rankin, Amberry 1
Rankin, Arminda Rogers 1
Rankin, Henry B. (Henry Bascom), 1837-1927 1
Rankin, Henry Bascom 1
Regner, David 1
Regner, David, 1931- 1
Republican Party (U.S.: 1854-)--History--19th century 1
Rogers Family (Athens, Ill.) 1
Rogers, Matthew, 1770-1947 1
Root, Cyrus 1
Root, Cyrus, 1838-1920 1
Ryan, George H. 1
Ryan, George H. (George Homer Ryan, Sr.) 1
Socialist Party of Illinois--History--20th century 1
Stateville Correctional Center 1
Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1900-1965 1
Sumerlin, Adolf 1
Sumerlin, Adolf, 1851-1931 1
Tardiveau, Barthelemi 1
Tardiveau, Barthelemi, -1801 1
The Illinois State Register and People's Advocate—History 1
Thorpe Family 1
Tippett, Tom, 1894- 1
United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 112th (1862-1865) 1
United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 125th (1861-1865) 1
Wallace, Jerry 1
Wallace, Jerry, 1894-1982 1
Weems, M. L. (Mason Locke), 1759-1825 1
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