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A. Goodell and Sons Company Records

Identifier: MS-BC6
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...

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...

American Baptist Churches of the Great Rivers Region Records

Identifier: MS-BC18
Abstract Organization formed in 1968 to provide support for churches and auxiliary organizations that weremembers of the former Illinois Baptist State Convention and the Missouri Convention ofAmerican Baptists. Chartered as a not-for-profit corporation with headquarters in Springfield,Illinois. Governed by a regional board of directors that is responsible for developing regionalpolicy, financial matters and other business. Areas of interest include Christian education,evangelism, and world mission...

Barbara Flynn Currie Papers

Identifier: BC143
Scope and Contents The Barbara Flynn Currie Papers consist of 35 cubic feet of bill files, correspondence, reports, newspaper clippings, press releases, office records and election information documenting Currie’s career as a member of the Illinois House of Representatives, beginning in 1979. The collection included bill files, subject files and correspondence files from both her Springfield and District offices.

Benjamin H. Grierson Papers

Identifier: BC258
Abstract From Jacksonville, Illinois enlisted in the Army as a private in the 6th Illinois Cavalry to be promoted to Brigadier General of Volunteers after leading raids through Tennessee and Mississippi in 1863 and appointed commander of the 10th Cavalry, or the “Buffalo Soldiers, in 1866. He was married to Alice Kirk Grierson, with whom he had seven children, four of whom survived to adulthood. Two of his surviving children spent much of their life in mental asylums. Alice died in 1888, after...

Bohrer-Fifer Family Papers

Identifier: MS-BC64
Scope and Contents The Bohrer-Fifer Family Papers, 1863-1965 consist of correspondence, clippings, printed material, and personal papers of the  family of Florence Fifer-Bohrer.  The collection includes papers of Bohrer, her father Governor Joseph W. Fifer, and her daughter Gertrude Bohrer Hooten, as well as other family members.

Bruce L. Douglas Papers

Identifier: MS-BC170
Abstract Illinois Representative (Democrat) from eleventh district (1971-1972) and twelfth district (1973-1974). Chairman of Joint American Indian Problems Committees; member of Higher EducationCommittee and Human Resources Committee.

Charles Henry Lanphier Papers

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...

Chauncy Higbee Papers

Identifier: MS-BC284
Scope and Contents Correspondence, legal documents, receipts, advertising material, stock certificates and political flyers document the career of Chauncy Higbee. The legal partnerships of Higbee and Hays, Higbee and Richardson, Higbee and Wike, and Matthews and Wike are represented. Most of the correspondence is related to legal affairs such as real estate transactions, settlement of accounts, wills and estates. Many deeds, wills, affidavits and depositions. There are some letters from F.M. Higbee, in New York,...

Civilian Conservation Corps., Co. 1660

 Collection — Box: Civilian Conservation Corps., Co. 1660 Box 1
Identifier: AV-01-08-01
Overview The collection is comprised of developed photo negative prints of the Civilian Conservation Corps, Company 1660. There are images from “Happy Days” in C.C.C. which includes images showing life at the camp sites and from the Chicago Drainage Canal project.

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Grand Army of the Republic. Department of Illinois 1
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Harris, Thomas L. (Thomas Langrell), 1816-1858 1
Helmkamp, Rudolph, 1843-1910 1
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Higbee, Chauncy L. 1
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Illinois Infantry, 97th Regiment (1862-1865) 1
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Leonard Swett 1
Lewis, James, 1863-1939 1
Lewis, Louie E. 1
Lincoln National Memorial Highway Committee 1
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Lincoln-Herndon Law Office 1
Lovejoy, Owen 1
Lundy, Joseph R. 1
Marsh, George 1
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Marsh, John J. 1
Marsh, WIlliam 1
McKendree College 1
Menard, Pierre 1
Menard, Pierre, 1766-1844 1
Methodist Episcopal Church 1
Millikin University--Alumni and Alumnae 1
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Paul S. Rice 1
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Progressive Mine Workers of America 1
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Regner, David, 1931- 1
Requa Family 1
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Root, Cyrus 1
Root, Cyrus, 1838-1920 1
Ryan, George H. 1
Ryan, George H. (George Homer Ryan, Sr.) 1
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