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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

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 M. Pennock pass

 Collection — Box: 66
Identifier: MS-SC1160
Scope and Contents Pass for Major W.B. Mendenhall and two paymasters to travel on any U.S. Naval Transport on the western waters, free of charge. Signed by A.M. Pennock.
Dates: Created: January 15, 1864

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