Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents Includes hard drives holding JPG, TIFF, and PDF scans made by Center for Digital Initiatives staff. Contents include scans of images from the Audiovisual department's photography collection used to populate Chronicling Illinois; scans from the Manuscripts department's Yates Family Papers; scans of the newspapers the Sangamo Journal and the Old Soldier; scans of sheet music; and other ALPLM-held...
Dates: Created: 2012-2015; Other: Date acquired: 12/15/2016
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
Scope and Contents The Barbara Flynn Currie Papers consist of 35 cubic feet of bill files, correspondence, reports, newspaper clippings, press releases, office records and election information documenting Currieâs career as a member of the Illinois House of Representatives, beginning in 1979. The collection included bill files, subject files and correspondence files from both her Springfield and District offices.
Dates: Created: 1964-2009; Other: Majority of material found in 1977-2009; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1991
Abstract Benjamin Godfrey served in the merchant marine during the War of 1812 and later became a commander of a merchant vessel until shipwrecked off the coast of Mexico. Later became head of a merchant house in Matamoras, Mexico, and entered into a mercantile partnership with Winthrop S. Gilman while in New Orleans. Opened a storage and commission business in Alton, Illinois in 1832. Obtained control of the State Bank of Illinois and operated it from 1835 until the panic of 1837. Founded Monticello...
Dates: Created: 1848-1859; Other: Majority of material found in 1851-1853; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1989
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 Correspondence, legal documents, receipts, advertising material, stock certificates and political flyers document the career of Chauncy Higbee. The legal partnerships of Higbee and Hays, Higbee and Richardson, Higbee and Wike, and Matthews and Wike are represented. Most of the correspondence is related to legal affairs such as real estate transactions, settlement of accounts, wills and estates. Many deeds, wills, affidavits and depositions. There are some letters from F.M. Higbee, in New York,...
Dates: Created: 1823-1927; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1992
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
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 Illinois Representative (Republican) from third (1965-1972) and fourth (1973- ) districts.Chairman of Elementary and Secondary Nonpublic Schools Study Commission (1969-1971) andZoning Laws Study Commission (1969-1971)Hearing and meeting minutes, correspondence, public hearing testimony, reports, and printedmaterial documenting work of the Zoning Laws Study Commission and Elementary andSecondary Nonpublic Schools Study Commission.
Dates: Created: 1969-1973; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1974
Scope and Contents The Eugenia S. Chapman Papers, 1965-1988, consist of 18 cubic feet of correspondence, reports, pamphlets, press releases, newsletters, legislative bills, minutes, womenâs information and clippings. Most of the material dates from 1972 to 1982. The collection documents Chapmanâs career in the Illinois House of Representatives and her interest in womenâs rights, education and health service.
Dates: Created: 1965-1988; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1984