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Archer v Allen

 Collection — Box: 276
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 3726
Dates: Created: Date missing

Arenz Family papers

 Collection — Box: 2
Identifier: MS-SC36
Scope and Contents Consists of legal documents, material related to proposed Beardstown and Sangamon Canal, and copy of original plat of Beardstown, Illinois.
Dates: Created: 1832-1853

Arithmetic cyphering books

 Collection — Box: 2
Identifier: MS-SC38
Scope and Contents Consists of four handwritten arithmetic exercise books or cyphering books from various authors and locations, including: George W. Allen, dating to 1812-1814, brought to Greene County, Illinois, from Tennessee in 1818; Samuel Smith, dating to 1817-1820 (probably a fragment of a larger volume); and two books dating to 1819-1821 belonging to Richard Wells, Somerset County, Pennsylvania, and Edmund Palmer. The Wells book contains instruction in basic store accounting.
Dates: Created: 1812-1821

Armstrong, Elsie Strawn

 Collection — Box: 154
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 2189
Dates: Created: Date missing

Armstrong, John H.

 Collection — Box: 231
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 3004
Dates: Created: Date missing

Army of Great Britain, 18th Royal Irish Regiment

 Collection — Box: 39
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 755
Dates: Created: Date missing

Arrington Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-BC24
Abstract Descendants of Arthur Arrington and Mary West Arrington, who emigrated from England to Virginia in 1670, are traced through the research done by J. Neil Arrington. The Arrington’s spread out across the country and have had family members in all vocations and professions including farming, medicine, psychology, and politics. Louis Arrington, born in 1837 in Virginia, helped found the glass blowers union and was appointed Illinois State Factory Inspector in 1897 by Governor Tanner. J. Neil,...
Dates: 1741 - 1973

Art Association of Jacksonville, Illinois records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-BC25
Abstract Organization founded in Jacksonville, Illinois, December 17, 1873 for the study and appreciation of fine arts by the formation of a public collection of art works. The association was organized largely through the efforts of Mrs. Ella O. Brown, art teacher at the Woman’s College (MacMurray College). The association was incorporated in March 1875. The association acquired the Strawn mansion, a gift of the Phoebe Gates Strawn estate, as its permanent home (1915), where they hold art...
Dates: 1882 - 1980

Arthur C. Zimmerman papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-BC718
Abstract Social worker in the McLean County office of the Illinois Emergency Relief Commission (1933-1938) and at the state level for the Illinois Public Aid Commission (1939-1942 and 1945-1974). Held several regional and state positions and after taking military leave returned to work for the Illinois Public Aid Commission and directed the first statewide administrative and case review. Later served as the chief to the Bureau of Resources and Child Support. He retired in 1974. He was born in 1909 to...
Dates: 1927 - 1979

Arthur D. Fowler Papers

 Collection
Identifier: BC225
Overview Hardin, Illinois farmer, apple grower and preacher. Fowler was an energetic supporter of prohibition. He also worked sporadically as a salesman of domestic goods and sewing machines. During the later part of his life he hitchhiked extensively throughout the country. Married to Flora Dell Hadley with whom he had 12 children.Correspondence, diaries, business record books, news clippings and pamphlets. Topics include the temperance movement, apple farming and the Fowler and Hadley...
Dates: 1885 - 1969; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1952

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Weber, Jessie Palmer, 1863-1926 6
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Davis, David, 1815-1886 4
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Grand Army of the Republic. Department of Illinois 4
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Lovejoy, Owen, 1811-1864 4
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Conkling, James Cook, 1816-1889 3
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Grant, Julia Dent, 1826-1902 3
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Kane, Elias Kent, 1794-1835 3
Matheny, Charles R.,, 1786-1839 3
McKendree College 3
National Lincoln Monument Association (Springfield, Ill.) 3
Pruyne, Peter 3
Rawlins, John A. (John Aaron), 1831-1869 3
Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967 3
Sheridan, Philip Henry, 1831-1888 3
Shields, James, 1806-1879 3
Abraham Lincoln Association 2
Adams, James, 1783-1843 2
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848 2
Angle, Paul M., 1900-1975 2
Archer, William B., 1792-1870 2
Arthur, Chester A., 1829-1886 2
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Cleveland, Josephine Preston, d. 1897 2
Codding, Ichabod, 1810-1866 2
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Emmerson, Louis L. (Louis Lincoln), 1863-1941 2
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Forrest, Nathan Bedford, 1821-1877 2
Gooding, William, 1803-1878 2
Hatch, Ozias M., 1814-1893 2
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Illinois College 2
Illinois State Penitentiary (Joliet, Ill.) 2
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Ingersoll, Robert Green, 1833-1899 2
Israel Rogers family 2
Kerner, Otto, 1908-1976 2
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Lovejoy, Elijah P., 1802-1837 2
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Martin, William, d. 1855 2
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Mead, Richard Homer 2
Menard, Pierre, 1766-1844 2
Methodist Episcopal Church 2
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Monticello College 2
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Oakleaf, Joseph Benjamin, 1858-1930 2
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Oglesby, John Dean Gillett 2
Owen, T. J. V. (Thomas Jefferson Vance) 2
Palmer, John M. (John McAuley), 1817-1900 2
Palmer, John McAuley, 1870-1955 2
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