Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 80 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 83
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
Collection — Box 3
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
Collection — Box 82
Collection — Box 82
Collection — Box 4
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
File — Box New Salem and Lincoln Shrine Collection Photographs Box 1, Folder: 1
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
Collection — Box 95
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
Collection — Box 104
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