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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...
Dates: Created: 1813-1989; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1982

C. Birchall Firm Records

Identifier: MS-BC90
Abstract Bookbindery and bookstore in Springfield, Illinois (1855-1857). Proprietor Caleb Birchall opened his first Springfield store, Caleb Birchall & Co., in 1837. Later, he was partners with printer/bookbinder J.H. Johnson (dba Birchall & Johnson, 1837-1841), printer/bookbinder Ensley T. Goudy (dba Birchall & Goudy, 1841-1848), and druggist Thomas Jefferson Vance Owen (dba Birchall & Owen, 1848-1855). He sold his business to Solomon B. Wheelock and Enoch Paine (dba Wheelock, Paine...
Dates: Created: 1796-1860; Other: Majority of material found in 1844-1858; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1951

Condell Family Collection

Identifier: AV-01-05-Condell
Dates: Existence: 1839 - 1875

Dan W. Bannister Papers

Identifier: MS-BC740
Scope and Contents Consists of 1.00 cu ft. of letters, deeds, receipts, legal documents, financial papers, notes, federal tax records, real estate records, maps, newspaper clippings, book reviews, lists, and reports documenting Dan W. Bannister's time as President of Abraham Lincoln Association (ALA) (1995-1998), member of the Board of Directors (1998 -€“ 2002) and general operations (1995-2002). The ALA side projects are also documented in files soliciting donations, promoting the ALA'€™s electronic library and...
Dates: Created: 1865-2002; Other: Majority of material found in 1966; Other: Date acquired: 10/20/2006

Elias H. Merryman letter

 Collection — Box: 59
Identifier: MS-SC1037
Scope and Contents Letter to Captain T.O. Duncan in Jacksonville regarding the proposed visit of the Springfield Company visiting the Jacksonville Company. Discusses all of the reasons why he doubts it will take place. Gives updates of occurrences in the regiment and asks the Captain to help him in making a visit possible.
Dates: Created: September 6, 1838

Henry Bascom Rankin Papers

Identifier: MS-BC534
Abstract Lincoln author, farmer, investor and banker, Henry Bascom Rankin, was the son of Amberry and Arminda Rogers Rankin. He studied law in the office of Abraham Lincoln and William Herndon, Springfield, Illinois, from 1856 to 1861, and came to know Abraham Lincoln. Born in Athens, Illinois, Rankin lived in Petersburg, Jacksonville, and Springfield, Illinois. He married Alma Hurd in 1864, and they were the parents of Fred H., Albert H. and Emma (Mrs. Clayton J. Barber) Rankin. Henry Rankin wrote...
Dates: Created: ca. 1889-1927

James Adams estate document

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-SC4
Scope and Contents Legal document regarding James Adams's (1783-1843) estate, in Sangamon County Probate Court.
Dates: Created: 1846

John Armstrong letter

 Collection — Box: 2
Identifier: MS-SC40
Scope and Contents Consists of a letter by John Armstrong of Springfield, Illinois written to William Marsh, U.S. Consulate, Altona (Prussia), May 7, 1865. He informs Marsh of the death of Abraham Lincoln, gives details of funeral preparation in Springfield, and discusses business affairs and construction in the city.
Dates: Created: 1865

Loper Family Collection

 Collection — Box: Loper Collection
Identifier: AV-01-05-02
Overview The collection includes a variety of photographs and newspaper clippings relating to Harry T. Loper. Most of the collection includes information on Loper’s involvement in the 1908 Springfield Race Riots and the Lyric/Tivoli Theatre. The collection also includes newspaper clippings of the Herrin, Illinois riot and about Loper’s 1907 Ford Model K Roadster.
Dates: 1907 - 2010

New Salem and Lincoln Shrine Collection

 Collection — Box: New Salem and Lincoln Shrine Collection Photographs Box 1
Identifier: AV-01-16-003
Overview Collection includes 22 photos from Springfield, Ill. (Edwards home, Lincoln's home, Old State Capitol, Great Western Train station, Lincoln's tomb, grave of William Herndon, and Governor's mansion) and 63 photos of Lincoln's New Salem (views of the Sangamon River, excavation and reconstruction of site, and various buildings.)
Dates: 1936 - 1938

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Adams, Harriet L. 1
Adams, James L., 1848-1931 1
Adams, Lucian B., 1816-1882 1
Adams, Margery, 1897-1983 1
Adams-Snyder Family 1
Allen family 1
American Federation of Labor 1
Armstrong, John, 1814-1877 1
Audubon Society 1
Backus family 1
Birchall, Caleb 1
British Sangamo Company, Ltd. 1
Bunn, Henry 1
Bunn, Jacob, Jr., 1864-1926 1
Cadillac Automobile Company 1
Capitol Aviation Company 1
Dan Bannister 1
Edison-Swan Electric Company, Ltd. 1
General Time Instrument Corporation 1
Gothard Manufacturing Company 1
Goudy, Ensly T. 1
Gutmann, Ludwig 1
Hamilton Watch Company 1
Hamilton-Sangamo Company 1
Herndon, William H. (1818-1891) 1
Illinois Watch Company 1
International Association of Machinists 1
Lanphier, Robert C. (Robert Carr), 1878-1939 1
Lincoln Meter Company, Ltd. 1
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 1
Lincoln, Paul 1
Lincoln-Herndon Law Office 1
Marsh, William Henry 1
Merryman, Elias H. 1
Microsonic Company 1
Mystic Sisterhood 1
Oliver Electrical Manufacturing Company 1
Owen, T. J. V. (Thomas Jefferson Vance) 1
Polk, James K. (James Knox), 1795-1849 1
Pope family 1
Pope, Nathaniel, 1784-1850 1
Powel, Richard 1
Powell family 1
Protection Insurance Company 1
Puzzlers’ League 1
Rankin, Alma Hurd 1
Rankin, Amberry 1
Rankin, Arminda Rogers 1
Rankin, Henry B. (Henry Bascom), 1837-1927 1
Rankin, Henry Bascom 1
Reed, Margery A., 1824-1890 1
Rixon Electronics, Inc. 1
Roe, Florence 1
Sangamo Electric Company 1
Sangamo-Weston, Ltd. 1
Selco Employees Association 1
Snyder, Enoch, 1820-1899 1
Snyder, Laura, 1861-1941 1
Snyder, Mary C., 1851-1941 1
Springfield Watch Company 1
Transitel Computer Support System 1
United Telecommunications 1
Westinghouse Electric Company 1
Weston Electrical Instrument Corporation 1
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