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Springfield (Ill.)

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 80 Collections and/or Records:

Alphabetical list of Springfield, Illinois citizens or "snow birds"

 Collection — Box 83
Identifier: MS-SC1453
Scope and Contents List of people living in Springfield, Illinois during the winter of 1830/31 during the "deep snow". Lists name of adult males, wife and children if any, date of settling in Springfield, lot where located and occupation. The list was compiled by Z.A. Enos.
Dates: Created: Undated

Atwood Family letters

 Collection — Box 3
Identifier: MS-SC48
Scope and Contents Siblings Elbridge (b. 1835), Bradley V. (1838-1863), and Alice M. Atwood (b. 1841) were born in New York. In 1860 Elbridge lived in Springfield, Illinois, where he worked as a laborer. In 1861 Bradley lived in Athens, Illinois, where he volunteered to serve in the 10th Illinois Cavalry, Company A, during the American Civil War. In 1860 Alice lived in Jackson, Michigan. Consists of letters written by Elbridge and Bradley Atwood to their sibling Alice Atwood, describing Springfield,...
Dates: Created: 1860-1865

Autographs of 68 Springfield, Illinois citizens

 Collection — Box 82
Identifier: MS-SC1448-2
Scope and Contents Autographs of 68 Springfield citizens collected in May 1907.
Dates: Created: May 1907

Autographs of Springfield Citizens

 Collection — Box 82
Identifier: MS-SC1448-1
Scope and Contents Two autograph books kept by Edwin Sawyer Walker contains signatures of Springfield citizens, 1830-1850, and state officials, 1887.
Dates: Created: 1830 - 1887

Bailhache Family papers

 Collection — Box 4
Identifier: MS-SC63
Scope and Contents Consists of correspondence, family history documents, financial, legal, and military documents. One letter of John Bailhache to George T. M. Davis, January 20, 1840, discusses Whig party politics in Alton, Illinois. A November 20, 1860, letter of Sarah Adeline “Ada” Brayman Bailhache to her mother Mary Williams Brayman discusses social life in Springfield, Illinois, post-election celebrations, and the Lincoln family. Correspondence of Ada Bailhache concerns the trial of Jacob Backenstos during...
Dates: Created: 1840-1925

Benjamin S. Edwards House, 1938

 File — Box New Salem and Lincoln Shrine Collection Photographs Box 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: LA.001

C. Birchall Firm Records

Identifier: MS-BC90
Abstract Bookbindery and bookstore in Springfield, Illinois (1855-1857). Proprietor Caleb Birchall opened his first Springfield store, Caleb Birchall & Co., in 1837. Later, he was partners with printer/bookbinder J.H. Johnson (dba Birchall & Johnson, 1837-1841), printer/bookbinder Ensley T. Goudy (dba Birchall & Goudy, 1841-1848), and druggist Thomas Jefferson Vance Owen (dba Birchall & Owen, 1848-1855). He sold his business to Solomon B. Wheelock and Enoch Paine (dba Wheelock, Paine...
Dates: Created: 1796-1860; Other: Majority of material found in 1844-1858; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1951

Charles R. and Mary L. Welles papers

 Collection — Box 95
Identifier: MS-SC1636
Scope and Contents Family papers include Charles's Yale diploma (1834), 1 letter from Charles to his wife Mary, 2 letters from Mary to Charles, 1 letter from Martin Welles (father of Charles) to Mary grieving over the sudden death of Charles (from cholera); 26 legal papers.
Dates: Created: 1834 - 1868

Christopher C. Brown papers

 Collection — Box 104
Identifier: MS-SC1743
Scope and Contents Papers of lawyer Christopher C. Brown, and his family. Collection includes correspondence, legal papers, speeches, poetry, and clippings and other printed materials. Also includes papers of Christopher's son Stuart Brown. An oversize folder contains Christopher Brown's certificate approving him to try a case before the United States Supreme Court, a newspaper produced by Barnum and Bailey circus, and a map of several streets in Springfield, Illinois
Dates: Created: 1858 - 1921

Condell Family Collection

Identifier: AV-01-05-Condell
Dates: Existence: 1839 - 1875