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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,...
Scope and Contents The Dawn Clark Netsch Papers, concerning her career in Illinois politics, including correspondence, speeches, legislative files, bills, campaigns, political issues constitutional convention papers, constituent issues.
Abstract Sixth Illinois Constitutional Convention called to write a new constitution for Illinois to replace the1870 Illinois constitution.Â Nine committees studied issues and organization of state government to update the previous constitution.Â The Constitution Study Commission formed in 1965 to study the need for a constitutional convention is also included in this material.Â Samuel Witwer was elected president of the convention.Â The new constitution was adopted in convention September 3, 1970...
Abstract This collection contains correspondence, meeting notices, and legislative bill summaries and synopses documenting Harrisâs last two terms in the Illinois Senate. Topics include the Equal Rights Amendment and meetings of the following committees: Appropriations, Executive, Executive Appointments and Administration, and Insurance and Licensed Activities. Harris was Illinois representative (Republican) from sixteenth district (1955-1956) and forty-first district (1957-1960); Illinois senator...