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Aiden, Charles H.

 Collection — Box: 195
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 2399
Dates: Created: Date missing

Aiken, Sarah D.

 Collection — Box: 119
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 1925
Dates: Created: Date missing

Aikman, Samuel L.

 Collection — Box: 195
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 2396
Dates: Created: Date missing

Alan J. Dixon Papers

 Collection
Identifier: BC744
Overview Belleville police magistrate, 1949; assistant state attorney, St. Clair County, IL, 1950; member, Illinois State House of Representatives, 1951-1963; member, Illinois State Senate, 1963-1971, serving as a minority whip, 1964-1970; Illinois State Treasurer, 1971-1977; Illinois Secretary of State, 1977-1981; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1980; reelected in 1986 and served from January 3, 1981 to January 3, 1993; unsuccessful candidate for re-nomination in 1992. At the...
Dates: 1981 - 1992

Albert Chipman (76th IL Infantry) papers

 Collection
Identifier: BC114
Overview Farmer from Yellowhead Township, Kankakee County, IL who served in Company H, 76th Illinois Infantry during the Civil War. He was born in Canada. He came to Illinois and in 1849 he and Sophronia Joyner were married. They had two sons, Azel and Frank. He joined the Infantry in 1862 and was made 3rd Sergeant, Company H, of the 76th Regiment in August of 1862. His regiment served in Tennessee, Mississippi and Louisiana. They spent much time around Vicksburg. At the end of the war, Albert who...
Dates: 1862 - 1893; Majority of material found within 1862 - 1865

Albert E. Plattenburg letter

 Collection — Box: 67
Identifier: MS-SC1186
Scope and Contents Transcript of a letter to his mother discusses recent elections in Fulton County, the defeat of the Democrats there and the impeachment of Andrew Johnson.
Dates: Created: November 13, 1866

Albert G. Parker funeral address for James C. Allen

 Collection — Box: 65
Identifier: MS-SC1142
Scope and Contents Funeral address recounting the life, character and successes of Judge James Cameron Allen.
Dates: Created: February 1, 1912

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...
Dates: 1898 - 1899

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...
Dates: 1890 - 1963; Majority of material found within 1908 - 1912

Albert V. B. Phillips papers

 Collection — Box: 66
Identifier: MS-SC1171
Scope and Contents Minutes from the debating society, 1860-1861, discuss topics debated and outcomes. Constitution and by-laws, ca. 1861, of the Farmer Boys Association, which allowed boys and girls over the age of fourteen to join. Four diaries, Dec., 1861-Feb. 1864, give accounts of daily activities within his company, troop movements, weather, involvements in skirmishes or battles. One letter, Feb. 12, 1865 from Sergeant A.D. Brown of the 23rd, Co. C in Virginia, telling him the news of the regiment. Diary of...
Dates: Created: 1860 - 1872

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