Skip to main content Skip to search Skip to search results

Springfield (Ill.)

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 69 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

Condell Family Collection

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

Credit Clearing Committee (Springfield, Illinois) records

 Collection — Box 83
Identifier: MS-SC1454
Scope and Contents Includes incorporation, by-laws, minutes, statement of notes issued, name of all businesses with accounts, amount of note and any balance, summary of its operations from inception through Dec. 1936 and a report of liquidation.
Dates: Created: 1933 - 1936

Dan W. Bannister Papers

Identifier: MS-BC740
Scope and Contents Consists of 1.00 cu ft. of letters, deeds, receipts, legal documents, financial papers, notes, federal tax records, real estate records, maps, newspaper clippings, book reviews, lists, and reports documenting Dan W. Bannister's time as President of Abraham Lincoln Association (ALA) (1995-1998), member of the Board of Directors (1998 -€“ 2002) and general operations (1995-2002). The ALA side projects are also documented in files soliciting donations, promoting the ALA'€™s electronic library and...
Dates: Created: 1865-2002; Other: Majority of material found in 1966; Other: Date acquired: 10/20/2006