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Albert L. Davis Collection

 Collection
Identifier: BC151
Abstract 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
Abstract 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 Lyman Talbert papers

 Collection — Box: 95
Identifier: MS-SC1628
Scope and Contents Correspondence concerning students and teachers from Wayne County, Illinois attending the Lincoln Day celebration in Fairfield, Illinois on October 6, 1939; includes program. Letter of 1943 concerns school project to raise funds for purchase of Gettysburg Address manuscript.
Dates: Created: 1939 - 1943

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-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 and Nancy Sympson deed

 Collection — Box: 88
Identifier: MS-SC1516
Scope and Contents Deed for land in Hancock County, Illinois sold by Alexander and Nancy Sympson to Joseph McCubbin. Signed by both Alexander and Nancy and recorded by S.R. Davis the County Clerk of Hancock County.
Dates: Created: October 9, 1857

Alexander & Howell (Dixon, Ill.) business records

 Collection — Box: 102
Identifier: MS-SC1709
Scope and Contents Correspondence, circulars, price lists and account records pertaining to the operation of the hardware business. Collection includes correspondence from Joseph Utley and Ferris Finch concerning development of the Hennepin Canal.
Dates: Created: 1854 - 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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