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Albert L. Davis Collection

 Collection
Identifier: BC151
Overview Collected newspaper and journal articles about the Spanish American War and the 3rd Illinois Infantry in which his son Clarence O. Davis, chief trumpeter, served in the Puerto Rican campaign. Albert was an undertaker in business with S.S. Christiansen in Joliet, Illinois. Albert was a photographer in Joliet after the war and eventually moved to Dublin, Indiana. The 3rd Illinois Infantry, under the leadership of Col. Fred Bennitt, arrived at Arroyo, Puerto Rico and joined the battle that...

Albert Louis Loud Papers

 Collection
Identifier: BC423
Overview Assistant engineer in the North Pole and Trans-Atlantic attempts by dirigible, 1909-1911. Loud was born in Virden, Illinois and was an assistant to his brother-in-law Melvin Vaniman, a photographer, engineer and inventor, who was also a Virden native. Loud accompanied Vaniman on Walter Wellman’s third attempt to reach the North Pole by dirigible in 1909 and his 1910 attempt to cross the Atlantic Ocean. Loud also assisted Vaniman in trials for a second trans-Atlantic attempt, but retired from...

Albion (Ill.)

 Collection — Box: 254
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 3397

Albion (Ill.) Public School and Reading Room

 Collection — Box: 262
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 3525

Alexander & Howell

 Collection — Box: 102
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 1709

Alexander, Ashley H./Alexander-Ackerly Family Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 13
Scope and Contents Family correspondence written to Adaline A. Ackerly, including 12 Civil War letters from her brother Ashley H. Alexander of the 12th Illinois Cavalry, Co. A. Ashley Alexander's letters include brief descriptions of battles at Harpers Ferry, West Virginia; Sharpsburg, Maryland; and Fredericksburg, Virginia, as well as life at Camp Butler in Springfield, Illinois.

Alexander, Milton K.

 Collection — Box: 165
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 2234

Alexander Sympson Corps No. 70, Woman's Relief Corps

 Collection
Identifier: MS-BC12
Overview Founded in 1887 in Carthage, IL as the woman’s auxiliary to Alexander Sympson Post No. 455 of the Grand Army of the Republic in order to aid the Post in their efforts to aid and assist Civil War veterans and their families. The GAR was formed amidst the turmoil of Reconstruction in an effort not only to aid and assist the veterans who had fought for the cause, but also to affect political action for the veterans. Dr. Benjamin F. Stephenson who had been a surgeon with the Fourteenth Illinois...

Alexander, William

 Collection — Box: 135
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 2086

Alfred J. Henderson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: BC277
Overview Alfred Henderson, a MacMurray College (Jacksonville, Illinois) professor and one time chairman of the history and government department, was born in England, the son of Alfred W. and Alice Dalby Henderson, but became a naturalized U.S. citizen in 1917. He was raised in Rochester, New York and worked for Eastman Kodak after graduating from high school. He then attended the University of Rochester where he received a B.A. and a M.A. and went on to earn his Ph.D. in history from Duke University....

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Sangamon County (Ill.) 4
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United States Senate 4
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Cook County (Ill.) 3
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Illinois. General Assembly 3
Abraham Lincoln Association 2
Bohrer, Florence Fifer 2
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Stevenson, Adlai (1900-1965) 2
Unknown 2
Yates, Richard, Sr. 2
ALPLM, Center for Digital Initiatives 1
Adams, Eldora J. 1
Adams, Enola A. 1
Adams, Harriet L. 1
Adams, James L., 1848-1931 1
Adams, James, 1783-1843 1
Adams, Lucian B., 1816-1882 1
Adams, Margery, 1897-1983 1
Adams-Snyder Family 1
Alabama Fruit and Winery Association 1
Alderfer, Lyn 1
Allard, Gerry (Allard, Germinal) 1
Allard, Gerry, 1908-1965 1
American Baptist Churches of the Great Rivers Region 1
American Federation of Labor 1
Anna Risse 1
Apple Creek Prairie 1
Association of American Railroads 1
Audubon Society 1
Baber, Adin (Baber, Adin. Hanks family historical series) 1
Baker, Sallie E. 1
Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss 1
Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss, 1816-1894 1
Batterton, Ira 1
Birchall, Caleb 1
Birmingham Powder Company 1
Blackburn, David S. 1
Blair, William McC., Jr. (William McCormick), 1916-2015 1
Blood, John C. 1
Bohrer, Jacob 1
Bohrer, Joseph F. 1
Breese, Sidney 1
British Sangamo Company, Ltd. 1
Buffalo Soldiers 1
Bunn, Henry 1
Bunn, Jacob, Jr., 1864-1926 1
Cadillac Automobile Company 1
Cadwallader, Sylvanus 1
Calkins Family 1
Capitol Aviation Company 1
Cermak, Anton Joseph, 1873-1933 1
Chapman, Eugenia Sheldon 1
Charles Lamb Society 1
Condell Family 1
Condell, Alice 1
Condell, Eliza 1
Condell, Helen M. Edwards 1
Condell, Mary 1
Condell, Ninian 1
Condell, Thomas 1
Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933 1
Currie, Barbara Flynn 1
Dan Bannister 1
Daughters of the Union Veterans of the Civil War 1
Davis, David 1
Davis, George Perrin 1
Deneen, Charles Samuel, 1863-1940 1
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870 1
Dobbs, Hugh J. 1
Dorcas Society 1
Douglas, Bruce L. 1
Douglas, Stephen A. (Stephen Arnold), 1813-1861 1
Dyer, Goudyloch Erwin "Giddy" 1
Edison-Swan Electric Company, Ltd. 1
Edwards, Ninan Wirt 1
Edwin F. Rice 1
Emmerson, Louis L. (Louis Lincoln), 1863-1941 1
Engelmann, Adolph 1
Engelmann, Theodor 1
Engelmann-Kircher Family 1
Ennis, Jessie Margaret High 1
Enos, Pascal 1
Enos, Pascal, Jr. 1
Fifer, Gertrude Lewis 1
First Presbyterian Church of Springfield, Illinois 1
Flower, George 1
Freeman, Clement 1
Freeman, Ellen Bryant 1
French-Wicker Family 1
Frémont, John C. (John Charles Frémont) 1
Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890 1
General Time Instrument Corporation 1
Godfrey, Benjamin 1
Gothard Manufacturing Company 1
Goudy, Ensly T. 1
Grand Army of the Republic. Department of Illinois 1
Gray Panthers 1
Green, Dwight H. (Dwight Herbert), 1897-1958 1
Gregg, David L. 1
Griswold, Cyrus (1792-1838) 1
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