Clinton County (Ill.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Joseph Edward Ragen was a penologist for the Illinois prison system. The collection includes papers, published and unpublished manuscripts by Ragen and other penologists, reports, correspondence, clippings, and scrapbooks containing biographical information about Ragen, as well as a wealth of information about the history of the Illinois penal system, prison administration, statistics, and education for prisoners. Ragen also acted as a consultant for several other state prison systems, and the...
Dates: Created: 1926-1971; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1972
Collection — Box 58
Scope and Contents Includes indentures, commissions as county surveyor, guardianship and estate papers, bill for legal books, dissolution of legal partnership, church letter for Maxey and Taylor families of Kentucky and James and Jane Beattie from the Scotland Church, Union County Arkansas. Short history of the Beattie family's trip from Ireland to Illinois.
Dates: Created: 1829 - 1864
Collection — Box 58
Scope and Contents Five certificates, signed by the Clinton County School Commissioner verifying the moral and intellectual character of Massey for teaching. One funeral notice, 1881, for his wife. One copy of examination done by Massey for preaching license, 1886.
Dates: Created: 1852 - 1886
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The Sidney Breese Papers, 1731-1896, consist of 0.83 cubic feet of personal letters, correspondence, legal documents, unpublished papers, copybooks, speeches, published material, clippings, and laws, bills and resolutions. The collection reflects the personal as well as the public life of Sidney Breese, an early Illinois lawyer and political figure. Collection includes personal letters, correspondence, legal documents, unpublished papers, copybooks, speeches, published material and clippings,...
Dates: Created: 1731-1896; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1913
Collection — Box 94