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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

Albion (Ill.)

 Collection — Box: 254
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 3397
Dates: Created: Date missing

Albion (Ill.) Public School and Reading Room

 Collection — Box: 262
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 3525
Dates: Created: Date missing

Alexander & Howell

 Collection — Box: 102
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 1709
Dates: Created: Date missing

Alexander-Akerly (Ackerly) Family papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-SC13
Scope and Contents Family correspondence written to Adeline Akerly (1834-1916), including 12 Civil War letters from her brother Ashley H. Alexander of the 12th Illinois Cavalry, Co. A. Ashley Alexander's letters describe life at Camp Butler, Springfield, Illinois and include brief descriptions of the engagement at Harpers Ferry, West Virginia; as well as the battles of Antietam and Fredericksburg.
Dates: Created: 1853 - 1876

Alexander, Milton K.

 Collection — Box: 165
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 2234
Dates: Created: Date missing

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

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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...
Dates: 1884 - 1931

Alexander, William

 Collection — Box: 135
Identifier: 02-08-001-Small Collection 2086
Dates: Created: Date missing

Alfred J. Henderson Papers

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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....
Dates: 1924 - 1977

Alfred W. Newcombe papers

 Collection — Box: 62
Identifier: MS-SC1098
Scope and Contents Letters from Harold Ickes, Ira Copley, Charles E. Merriam, Donald Richberg and Walter S. Rogers discuss where Newcombe might look for information and some, especially Ickes, give reminiscences re: the election of 1911, LaFollette and Roosevelt.
Dates: Created: 1945 - 1946

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Douglas, Stephen A. (Stephen Arnold), 1813-1861 5
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 4
Oglesby, Richard J. (Richard James), 1824-1899 4
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Seymour, Horatio, 1810-1886 4
Stevenson, Adlai Ewing , I, 1835-1914 4
Weber, Jessie Palmer, 1863-1926 4
Yates, Richard, 1815-1873 4
Herndon, William H. (1818-1891) 3
Illinois. General Assembly 3
Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875 3
Lovejoy, Owen, 1811-1864 3
Abraham Lincoln Association 2
Adams, James, 1783-1843 2
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848 2
Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss, 1816-1894 2
Bohrer, Florence Fifer 2
Cadwallader, Sylvanus 2
Cleveland, Josephine Preston, d. 1897 2
Codding, Ichabod, 1810-1866 2
Cullom, Shelby M. (Shelby Moore), 1829-1914 2
Davis, David 2
Edwards, Ninan Wirt 2
Emmerson, Louis L. (Louis Lincoln), 1863-1941 2
Fifer, Joseph Wilson 2
Ford, Thomas, 1800-1850 2
Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890 2
Gooding, William, 1803-1878 2
Grand Army of the Republic. Department of Illinois 2
Illinois State Penitentiary (Joliet, Ill.) 2
Marsh, William Henry 2
Masters, Edgar Lee, 1868-1950 2
Matheny, Charles R.,, 1786-1839 2
McClellan, George B. (George Brinton), 1826-1885 2
McKendree College 2
McLernand, John A. (John Alexander) 2
Menard, Pierre, 1766-1844 2
Methodist Episcopal Church 2
Morris, John 2
National Lincoln Monument Association (Springfield, Ill.) 2
Oakleaf, Joseph Benjamin, 1858-1930 2
Oglesby family 2
Oglesby, John Dean Gillett 2
Palmer, John M. (John McAuley), 1817-1900 2
Reynolds, John, 1788-1865 2
Smith, John Corson, 1832-1911 2
Stevens, Frank Everett, 1856-1939 2
Trumbull, Lyman (1813-1896) 2
Unknown 2
Yates, Richard, 1860-1936 2
(James and Elizabeth) Moore family 1
(Pierre) Menard family 1
(Robert) Morrison Family 1
(Samuel) Miller family 1
ALPLM, Center for Digital Initiatives 1
Abbot, Charles W. 1
Abbott, Othman A. 1
Academy of the Visitation (Kaskaskia, Ill.) 1
Adams, Eldora J. 1
Adams, Enola A. 1
Adams, George E. 1
Adams, Harriet L. 1
Adams, James L., 1848-1931 1
Adams, John, 1735-1826 1
Adams, Lucian B., 1816-1882 1
Adams, Margery, 1897-1983 1
Adams-Snyder Family 1
Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 1
Addeman, Joshua M. 1
Affleck, James, 1813-1902 1
Agniel, Charles D., 1847-1899 1
Agniel, Charles, 1812-1875 1
Agniel, Rosamond Flower, 1823-1900 1
Akerly, Adeline M., 1834-1916 1
Akerly, William F., 1832-1890 1
Akins, Joseph F. 1
Alabama Fruit and Winery Association 1
Alderfer, Lyn 1
Aldrich, Mark 1
Alexander, Ashley 1
Alger, Russell A., 1836-1907 1
Allard, Gerry (Allard, Germinal) 1
Allard, Gerry, 1908-1965 1
Allen, George Washington, 1801-1865 1
Allen, James Cameron, 1822-1912 1
Allen, Millicent Blanchard, 1838-1922 1
Allen, William A., 1830-1891 1
Allen, William J., 1828-1901 1
Allen, Willis, 1806-1859 1
Allen, Winthrop S. G., 1837-1901 1
Allison, William B., 1829-1908 1
Almqvist, C. J. L. (Carl Jonas Love), 1793-1866 1
Altgeld, Emma Ford, 1847-1915 1
Altgeld, John P., 1847-1902 1
American Baptist Churches of the Great Rivers Region 1
American Federation of Labor 1
Amerman, John C. 1
Anderson, Moses K., 1803-1882 1
Andrus, Leonard, 1803-1867 1
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