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Illinois

 Subject
Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

ALPLM, Center for Digital Initiatives Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 01-10-001
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

Emil Jones, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-BC371
Scope and Contents The Emil Jones, Jr. collection is 6.0 linear feet (6 archival boxes) and consists of correspondence, memoranda, invitations, letters of reference, reports, rosters, bills, newsletters, clippings, news releases, resumes, and letters of application.  Major topics include Equal Rights Amendment, abortion, corporate and personal property tax, education, the Chicago Transit Authority, and insurance. Photographs were transferred out of the collection.
Dates: Other: Dummy Date

Enos Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-BC191
Abstract Papers of Pascal Enos, one of the founders of Springfield, Illinois and appointed receiver of the land officer there in 1832 by President Monroe and his son Pascal Enos, Jr., who was elected to the Illinois legislature in 1852 and appointed Clerk of the United States Circuit Court by Justice McClean of the Supreme Court and re-appointed by Justice David Davis.
Dates: Created: 1796-1868; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1953

Henry Horner Papers

 Collection
Identifier: BC296
Abstract Illinois Governor (Democrat), 1932-1940; lawyer, and Cook County Probate Court Judge, 1914-1931, from Chicago. Horner, Illinois’ first Jewish Governor, governed the state during the depression of the 1930s, serving as President Roosevelt’s representative supporting the New Deal. A protégé of former Chicago Mayor Anton Cermak, Horner was noted for fighting the Chicago machine politics of Edward J. Kelly and Patrick A. Nash. Horner spent his final year in office battling failing health and...
Dates: Created: 1899-1940

Illinois Constitutional Convention Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-BC319
Abstract Sixth Illinois Constitutional Convention called to write a new constitution for Illinois to replace the1870 Illinois constitution.  Nine committees studied issues and organization of state government to update the previous constitution.  The Constitution Study Commission formed in 1965 to study the need for a constitutional convention is also included in this material.  Samuel Witwer was elected president of the convention.  The new constitution was adopted in convention September 3, 1970...
Dates: Created: 1965-1972; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1971

John C. Blood Papers

 Collection
Identifier: BC62
Abstract Born in 1893, John Cabot Blood was a landowner and lumber businessman from Grayville and Mt. Carmel, Illinois. The collection includes correspondence, cash receipts and disbursements, farm scale books, farm and lumber accounts, notes, tax records, and other financial records documenting Blood’s management of family farm lands in Illinois and Indiana and his involvement in the Blood Lumber Company.
Dates: Created: 1877-1967; Other: Majority of material found in 1920-1954; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1977

Richard Lee Mason diary

 Collection — Box 58
Identifier: MS-SC1008
Scope and Contents Typescript of Mason's diary. Very descriptive of the cities and countryside that he passes through. Gives descriptions of the buildings, dwellings, inhabitants and their animals, their diets and their general personality. Discusses differences in social and cultural attributes of those he meets. Gives accounts of several robberies and murders he hears of along the way and a murder he witnesses where he tries to help the victim by "bleeding". "Bleeds" several people along the way. When he gets...
Dates: Created: October 4 - December 13, 1819

Richard Yates Wabash College Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-BC727
Abstract Richard Yates Sr. (1815-1873) was governor of Illinois (1861-1865) and U.S. Senator from the state (1865-1871). For more detailed information please see inventory for the Yates Family Papers.
Dates: Created: 1834-1921; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2012

U. S. Works Progress Administration Federal Writers Project

 Collection
Identifier: BC207
Abstract The Works Progress Administration (WPA)'s Federal Writers Project (FWP) collection includes materials written about Illinois through the project's duration from 1935 to 1939.
Dates: Other: Dummy Date