Subject Source: Lcnaf
Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Anna Risse worked in the Illinois governor's office from the 1930s to the 1970s, serving as stenographer or secretary for governors Louis Emmerson, Henry Horner, Dwight Green, and Adlai Stevenson II. The collection contains letters and greeting cards written to and from Risse, many of them from Ambassador William Blair and Governor Stevenson. The collection also contains newspaper clippings and photographs.
Dates: Created: 1932-1978; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2014
Abstract Charles Henry Lanphier (1820-1903) was a Springfield Illinois newspaper man, who managed The Illinois State Register and Peopleâs Advocate. He was elected public printer in 1846 and clerk of the circuit court in 1864. The majority of this collection consists of letters to Lanphier during the years 1846-1863, while he managed the newspaper. Notable correspondents include Stephen A. Douglas, Thomas L. Harris, John A. McClernand, Anthony L. Knapp, William Ralls...
Dates: Created: 1830-1886
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, newspaper clippings, and articles, newsletters, photocopies of articles, manuals and research papers/monographs documenting Durhamâs professional work and her interest in civic affairs, education, and nursing. Topics discussed include Gray Panthers, black history, education, nursing/midwifery, senior citizens, and the Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation. This collection also contained approximately one half...
Dates: Created: 1935-1984; Other: Majority of material found in 1971-1981; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1985
Abstract Cyrus Root was born in Peoria, Illinois, and served in the 86th Illinois Infantry during the American Civil War. This collection consists of correspondence between Root and his sister, documents concerning the 86th Illinois Infantry, and a genealogical history of the Root family.
Dates: Created: 1862-1914; Other: Majority of material found in 1862-1865; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2012
Scope and Contents This collection contains reports, membership information, correspondence, programs, minutes, financial data and notes concerning the organization. These materials concern local, departmental, and national activities including conventions, establishment of the Past Presidentâs Club, administration of the Maywood Home for Soldiersâ Widows, and alliances with the Grand Army of the Republic and with the Sons and Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War Banquet Association of Cook County,...
Dates: Created: 1912-1988; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1993
Abstract David Regner served as Illinois representative (Republican) from the third district (1967-1972) and State Senator from third district (1973-1980). He was a member of the House Appropriations Committee (chairman, 1971-1972), Legislative Council, and Illinois State Property Insurance Commission (chairman, 1969-1972), Senate Appropriations Committee, Legislative Information System (chairman, 1975-1980), and Illinois Economic and Fiscal Commission (vice-chairman, 1975-1980). The collection contains...
Dates: Created: 1972-1980; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1979
Abstract The Engelmanns were a family of German emigrants who came to America in 1833 and settled on a farm near Shiloh in St. Clair County, Illinois. The collection consists of the letters and personal papers of brothers Theodore and Adolph Engelmann and their brother-in-law, Henry Kircher of Belleville, Illinois. The bulk of the collection is correspondence.
Dates: Created: 1779-1932; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1946
Collection — Multiple Containers
Abstract Illinois native Frances Gertrude Priddy was the author of young adult, mystery, and romance novels. This collection consists of records related to her professional and personal life, including manuscripts and notes, published books, correspondence, newspaper clippings, unpublished journals, and a scrapbook.
Dates: Created: 1959-2004; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2007
Abstract George H. Ryan (1934- ) served as Illinois representative (Republican) from the forty-third district (1973-1983); Lieutenant Governor (1983-1991); Speaker of the House and House Minority Leader; Member of Appropriations Committee, Revenue Committee, Rules Committee, Legislative Council, Legislative Information System, Illinois Commission on Intergovernmental Cooperation, and Legislative Reference Bureau. He was elected Secretary of State in November, 1990 and served from 1991 to 1999. He was...
Dates: Created: 1977-1982; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1987
Abstract Gerry Allard (1908-1965) was a coal miner, union activist, socialist, writer, and businessman. Born in France, his family emigrated to Illinois in 1912. His papers consist of newspaper clippings, correspondence, printed material, and scrapbooks. Some material is photocopies only. Topics include labor unionism, the Progressive Mine Workers of America, Socialist Party activities, and coal mining in Illinois. Copies of The Fighting Miner are also included.
Dates: Created: 1928-1965; Other: Majority of material found in 1933-1943; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1974