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Adams-Snyder Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-BC5
Abstract Family from Springfield, Illinois, consisting of lawyers and farmers. James Adams (1783-1843) was Springfield's first attorney. His son, Lucian B. (1816-1882) was also an attorney and a justice of the peace. Lucian married Margery A. Reed (1824-1890) and had four children: Harriet L., Enola A., Eldora J., and James L. (1848-1931). James L. was a fruit farmer and truck gardener. He had two children from his first wife, Florence Roe; and two children from his second wife, Laura Snyder...

ALPLM, Center for Digital Initiatives Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 01-10-001
Scope and Contents Includes hard drives holding JPG, TIFF, and PDF scans made by Center for Digital Initiatives staff. Contents include scans of images from the Audiovisual department's photography collection used to populate Chronicling Illinois; scans from the Manuscripts department's Yates Family Papers; scans of the newspapers the Sangamo Journal and the Old Soldier; scans of sheet music; and other ALPLM-held...

Barker Family Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-02-148
Scope and Contents Consists of family letters, correspondence, newspaper clippings, magazines, bulletins, and program material documenting the life of Robert Barker from his time at West Point Academy (1934-1938), military service during World War II (1942-1945), capture by forces of the Empire of Japan (1942), and death (1945). The collection includes the front page of the "Illinois State Journal" announcing the attack on Pearl Harbor.

Benjamin Trumbull Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-BC639
Abstract Son of Connecticut minister and historian Benjamin Trumbull (1735-1820) who graduated from Yale College in 1790 and became a lawyer in East Haddam and Colchester, Connecticut. He and his wife, Elizabeth Mather Trumbull was the parents of 11 children, 8 of which lived to adulthood, including Illinois senator and jurist Lyman Trumbull. Benjamin Trumbull served as probate justice, state representative and postmaster. His sons, Benjamin Mather, George and Lyman settled in Illinois, while sons John,...

Calkins Family

 Collection
Identifier: BC93
Scope and Contents The majority of this collection is family correspondence, with a few compositions written by Charles and his 1861 diary, three account books, receipts and news clippings.  There is some correspondence between Anson in Illinois and Elijah in New York discussing farming and family business.  Letters from Charles to his brother Wade telling him of his activities on the farm, family anecdotes and in one, Sept. 1855, he gives the details of what he saw at the county fair.  The 1855-56 letters...

Elijah Iles Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-BC307
Abstract Elijah Iles (1796-1883), a shopkeeper, farmer, politician, landowner and real estate developer in Springfield, Illinois; Washington Iles (1800-1871), Elijah’s brother, a farmer and businessman in Sangamon County and Springfield, Illinois; and their relatives and descendants. Born in Kentucky to Thomas and Elizabeth (Crockett) Iles, both Iles brothers had settled in Illinois by 1825. Elijah Iles opened the first retail store in Springfield in 1821, and, with 3 other investors, bought, surveyed...

Elizabeth Stephenson Ives Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-BC358
Abstract Author & historic preservationist from Bloomington, Illinois. Sister of Adlai Stevenson II. Married to Ernest L. Ives, Foreign Service officer. Campaigned for Stevenson during his 1948 Illinois gubernatorial campaign and his 1952 and 1956 U.S. presidential campaigns. Researched family history and participated in numerous historic preservation projects in Illinois and North Carolina. Wrote My Brother Adlai and numerous articles. Collection includes correspondence, diaries, manuscripts,...

Harlan-Sargent Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-BC268
Abstract Jacob Harlan (1799-1836), a Clark County, Illinois, postmaster & county official, Stephen Sargent (1797-1878), a Coles County, Illinois, farmer, Nancy Robinson Chenoweth (1805-1893), who was married to Harlan (1822-1836), and later to Sargent (1842-1878); and their relatives and descendants in Illinois, Ohio, New Hampshire, Kentucky, Iowa, and Indiana. Including correspondence, deeds, bills, legal papers, clippings, publications, genealogical materials, poems, stories and other literary...

Henry A. Griswold Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-BC260
Abstract The Henry A. Griswold papers are a compilation of diaries, financial records, autograph albums, catalog, scrapbooks, a minute book, household receipt book, notes, instructions, and estate settlement papers which document farm life in White Hall, Greene County, Illinois after Griswold's father and uncle moved from Vermont in 1820 to establish a farm and wagon-making shop.  Materials are created by Griswold, his daughter Mamie E. Griswold, and additional family members.

James B. Woollard Papers

 Collection
Identifier: BC708
Abstract Bond County, Illinois early settler, who farmed near Mulberry Grove, Illinois on land he bought with payment for his service in the Black Hawk War, traveled as Methodist circuit preacher, served in the Illinois House of Representatives, and was Chaplain for the Illinois 111th Volunteers from the time it was formed until illness forced his resignation late in 1864. James B. Woollard was born in South Carolina, where his grandfather, John, had settled when he came from England before the...

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Adams, James, 1783-1843 1
Adams, Lucian B., 1816-1882 1
Adams, Margery, 1897-1983 1
Adams-Snyder Family 1
Alabama Fruit and Winery Association 1
Apple Creek Prairie 1
Audubon Society 1
Baker, Sallie E. 1
Birmingham Powder Company 1
Calkins Family 1
Cermak, Anton Joseph, 1873-1933 1
Dorcas Society 1
Griswold, Cyrus (1792-1838) 1
Griswold, Henry (1790-1850) 1
Griswold, Henry A. 1
Griswold, Henry Adonijah (1828-1909) 1
Griswold, Mamie E. (1865-1938) 1
Iles, Elijah 1
Iles, Washington 1
Illinois Racing Board 1
Ives, Elizabeth Davis Stevenson ("Buffie"), 1897 - 1994 1
Kerner Family 1
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Kerner, Otto, 1908-1976 1
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 1
Literary Association of Apple Creek Prairie 1
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Millikin University--Alumni and Alumnae 1
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Order of the Eastern Star. Guiding Star Chapter 1
Post, Abby 1
Post, Maria 1
Protection Insurance Company 1
Puzzlers’ League 1
Reed, Margery A., 1824-1890 1
Roe, Florence 1
Rogers Family (Athens, Ill.) 1
Rogers, Matthew, 1770-1947 1
Scully Family 1
Scully, Enriqueta Angela Lascurain (Chynoweth) 1
Scully, Frederick 1
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Snyder, Enoch, 1820-1899 1
Snyder, Laura, 1861-1941 1
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Sullivan-Freehill Family 1
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Taylor, James M. 1
Thorpe Family 1
Trumbull, Benjamin 1
Trumbull, Lyman 1
White Hall Christian Church 1
Woollard, Francis Marion 1
Woollard, James B., Rev. 1
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