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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...

Addams, Jane

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 9
Scope and Contents Includes a letter to Louis J. Keller declining a lecture engagement and a letter to Paul M. angle discussing publications concerning Julia Lathrop.

Adeline J. Geo-Karis papers

Identifier: MS-BC239
Scope and Content The Adeline J. Geo-Karis Papers, 1973-2007, consist of 53.42 cubic feet of constituent correspondence with smaller amounts of legislative bills, newsletters, reports and newsclippings. Geo-Karis’ work as a state representative and her terms as a state senator are documented. The Alphabetical Files can be used only with Geo-Karis’ written permission, but the rest of the papers are open to research. The collection is divided into six series: Illinois House of Representatives Papers,...

Adin and Dexter Baber papers

Identifier: MS-BC30
Overview Edgar County (Kansas and Dudley, Illinois) livestock and grain commission merchants.

Business correspondence, shipping records, contracts, and sales and purchase records documenting the livestock commission business of A. Baber and Company, a local firm with an Indianapolis, Indiana, office, and Dexter Baber’s grain and livestock operations.

Adin Baber Hanks Genealogical Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-BC29
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence, documents, and miscellaneous papers used for writing several studies of the Nancy Hanks family and for compiling the genealogy, "The Hanks Family of Virginia and Westward..." (privately printed, Kansas, Illinois, 1965). A hundred or more books about the Hanks family accompany the papers.

Adlai E. Stevenson II Papers

Identifier: MS-BC612
Scope and Content The Adlai E. Stevenson Papers, 1880-1965, consist of 170 cubic feet of campaign materials, county records, card indexes, lists, financial statements, correspondence, voting records, speeches, advertising, minutes, news releases, memoranda, magazine articles, newspaper clippings, legislative bills, resolutions, genealogical records, blueprints, maps, reports, vouchers, scrapbooks, and postcards documenting Stevenson’s career as governor of Illinois. The bulk of the material dates from 1948 to...

Adlai Ewing Stevenson III Papers

Identifier: MS-BC614
Scope and Content The Adlai E. Stevenson III Papers, 1890-2000, consist of 323 linear feet of papers pertaining to Stevenson's family, political career, public service, and business interests. The papers include personal, constituent, staff, political and business correspondence and memoranda; campaign documents and artifacts; speeches and manuscripts; legislative reports and reference material; legislation; schedules and travel agendas. The collection is arranged in six series: Personal and Family Files, Early...

Adolph Berger scrapbooks

Identifier: BC52
Overview German-born physician who practiced medicine in Lebanon, Illinois.Scrapbooks of newspaper clippings relating to international and national events, local politics, famous personalities, and family matters. Topics include the Franco-Prussian War, Russo-Japanese War, Boer War, Spanish-American War, Cuba, Panama Canal, German unification, the Dreyfus case, McKinley assassination, San Francisco earthquake, the silver issue, temperance, Missouri machine politics, and the 1897 murder of...

Aetna Foundry and Machine Company records

Identifier: MS-BC7
Overview Incorporated in 1891 in Springfield, Ill. as a foundry and engine building and repair business. The first president was E. F. Smith. Ca. 1900 George N. Black became president of the company until his death in 1908. The company ceased to exist under that name shortly after that.Cash book, ledger, trial balance sheets and engine orders. Cash book includes entries from 1899-1908. Trial balance sheets covers from January 1906 through April 1907 and incomplete entries for 1908 and...

Affleck, James

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 10
Scope and Contents "The Stewart and Bennett Duel" about a Belleville, Illinois duel in 1819; and "Governor John Reynolds", a biographical sketch.

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