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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.
Dates: Created: 1814-1943; Other: Majority of material found in 1838-1937

Nature's Rival Forms Company records

 Collection — Box: 62
Identifier: MS-SC1093
Scope and Contents Legal agreement signed by Mr. & Mrs. Stenhouse and the five original stockholders, two stock certificates for five shares at $100. per share, last will and testament of Alfred C. Black, and receipts for stocks purchased by Alfred C. Black.
Dates: Created: 1906 - 1909

Printed Corporate Security Instruments

 Collection
Identifier: MS-SC4002
Abstract A collection of corporate securities, such as stock and bond certificates, for a variety of nineteenth and twentieth century companies. The collection was assembled by an unknown document collector through the 1970s.Most of the certificates are railroad stock, but the collection also includes securities for construction and mining companies, banks and insurance companies, or companies dealing in other types of transportation, such as ferries and turnpikes. Materials date roughly...
Dates: 1840s - 1910s

Sangamon County, Illinois Agricultural Board share of stock

 Collection — Box: 76
Identifier: MS-SC1328
Scope and Contents One share of stock issued to Roberts and Finley for $25.00 in the Sangamon County Agricultural Board. Signed by J.B. Pirkins, President and W.O. Converse, Secretary. "Certificate entitles owner to admission to all Fairs held by the Board on their grounds."
Dates: Created: May 22, 1875

Virden Mining Corporation Records

 Collection
Identifier: BC661
Abstract The Virden Mining Corporation operated the Virden Coal Mine in Macoupin County, Illinois, from 1939 to 1959. The collection includes board of directors' and shareholders' meeting minutes; financial operating reports, operating journal, and operating ledger; accounts receivable records; stock certificates and records of stock certificates issued; and other payment records.
Dates: Created: 1922-1959; Other: Majority of material found in 1939-1959; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1985