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Barker Family Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-02-148
Scope and Contents Consists of family letters, correspondence, newspaper clippings, magazines, bulletins, and program material documenting the life of Robert Barker from his time at West Point Academy (1934-1938), military service during World War II (1942-1945), capture by forces of the Empire of Japan (1942), and death (1945). The collection includes the front page of the "Illinois State Journal" announcing the attack on Pearl Harbor.

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.

Hugh Oliver Argraves papers

 Collection — Box: 2
Identifier: MS-SC37
Scope and Contents Consists of typescripts and drafts of 4 plays and 44 poems written by Hugh O. Argraves of Rockford, Illinois. Many poems concern his service during World War II.

Jannotta Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AV-01-05-Jannotta
Overview Chicago, Illinois, family including particularly Stella Skiff Jannotta (1867-1954) – suffragist, eugenicist, humanist, genealogist, and writer; her husband Alfredo Antonio Jannotta (1843-1913) – Italian born composer and conductor who ran voice culture schools in several American cities; and their oldest son, A. Vernon (1894-1972) – World War I veteran who commanded amphibious forces in the South and Southwest Pacific during World War II, attained rank of Rear Admiral, and became an executive...

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.

Scully Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: BC731
Abstract Family of William and Enriqueta Scully who came from Ireland to America in 1850 and was oneof the largest landowners in Illinois, Nebraska, Missouri and Kansas.

Thorpe Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: BC735
Abstract Family of Servetus M. Thorpe, a political leader and veteran of the Mexican-American War. Many of Servetus's children and grandchildren became doctors. Servetus's grandson, Leon G. Myers, was a teacher, principal, and superintendent in Clinton, Illinois. Servetus's great-grandson-in-law, Gale Corley, served as a Major in World War II.

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Alabama Fruit and Winery Association 1
American Federation of Labor 1
Apple Creek Prairie 1
Argraves, Hugh Oliver, 1922-2010 1
Baker, Sallie E. 1
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Birmingham Powder Company 1
British Sangamo Company, Ltd. 1
Bunn, Henry 1
Bunn, Jacob, Jr., 1864-1926 1
Cadillac Automobile Company 1
Capitol Aviation Company 1
Dorcas Society 1
Edison-Swan Electric Company, Ltd. 1
General Time Instrument Corporation 1
Gothard Manufacturing Company 1
Griswold, Cyrus (1792-1838) 1
Griswold, Henry (1790-1850) 1
Griswold, Henry A. 1
Griswold, Henry Adonijah (1828-1909) 1
Griswold, Mamie E. (1865-1938) 1
Gutmann, Ludwig 1
Hamilton Watch Company 1
Hamilton-Sangamo Company 1
Illinois Watch Company 1
International Association of Machinists 1
Lanphier, Robert C. (Robert Carr), 1878-1939 1
Lincoln Meter Company, Ltd. 1
Lincoln, Paul 1
Literary Association of Apple Creek Prairie 1
Lyceum 1
Microsonic Company 1
Millikin University--Alumni and Alumnae 1
Oliver Electrical Manufacturing Company 1
Order of the Eastern Star. Guiding Star Chapter 1
Post, Abby 1
Post, Maria 1
Rixon Electronics, Inc. 1
Sangamo Electric Company 1
Sangamo-Weston, Ltd. 1
Scully Family 1
Scully, Enriqueta Angela Lascurain (Chynoweth) 1
Scully, Frederick 1
Scully, Ita Harriet Angela 1
Scully, John 1
Scully, John C. 1
Scully, Michael John 1
Scully, Peter Dennys 1
Scully, Robin 1
Scully, Thomas Augustus 1
Scully, Violet Mary Eileen Isabella (Simpson) 1
Scully, William 1
Scully, William Francis John 1
Selco Employees Association 1
Social Grange 1
Springfield Watch Company 1
Thorpe Family 1
Transitel Computer Support System 1
United Telecommunications 1
Westinghouse Electric Company 1
Weston Electrical Instrument Corporation 1
White Hall Christian Church 1
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