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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...

C. Birchall Firm Records

 Collection
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...

Dan W. Bannister Papers

 Collection
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...

Henry Bascom Rankin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 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...

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.

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.

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.

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.)

Sangamo Electric Company

 Collection
Identifier: MS-BC562
Abstract The Sangamo Electric Company was a manufacturer of electrical equipment (meters, time switches, capacitors, sonar equipment, and radio condensers and transformers). The company incorporated in 1899; the Springfield plant closed in 1978.

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Adams, James, 1783-1843 2
Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865) 2
Abraham Lincoln Association 1
Adams, Eldora J. 1
Adams, Enola A. 1
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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
American Federation of Labor 1
Armstrong, John, 1814-1877 1
Audubon Society 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
Microsonic Company 1
Mystic Sisterhood 1
Oliver Electrical Manufacturing Company 1
Owen, T. J. V. (Thomas Jefferson Vance) 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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