Illinois General Assembly
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Content The A. Goodell and Sons Company Records, 1852-1920, consist of 187 letterpress books and other volumes. Of these, 179 are chronologically-arranged letterpress books containing the firm’s outgoing correspondence and business records, 1872-1920. The eight remaining volumes concern a variety of related interests. A letterpress book contains real estate records of A. S. Austin (1852-1855) as well as a few letters of Goodell and his associate, John S. Sheldon. There is also an account book from...
Dates: Created: 1852-1920
Abstract Illinois Representative (Democrat) from eleventh district (1971-1972) and twelfth district (1973-1974). Chairman of Joint American Indian Problems Committees; member of Higher EducationCommittee and Human Resources Committee.
Dates: Created: 1970-1974; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1978
Collection — Box 88
Scope and Contents Letter to Dr. R.F. Farrill re: difficulty finding rooms in Washington and "our legislature" who are "disgracing the state" and "half of them ought to be hung". An envelope dated 1861 from John Nicolay with "from the President of the United States" printed across the top.
Dates: Created: February 21, 1842
Collection — Box 103
Scope and Contents Collection primarily consists of letters of appreciation or congratulations to Joseph H. Davis, particularly during his tenure in the Illinois General Assembly from state organizations that Davis supported. Also includes other correspondence, such as invitations from Governor Henry Horner and endorsements.
Dates: Created: 1927 - 1952
Abstract Democratic State Representative to the Illinois General Assembly (1933-1938) from Christopher (Franklin County), Illinois, Speaker of the House (1937-1938), Illinois State Treasurer (1939-1940) candidate for Lieutenant Governor (1940), Chief Clerk, Motor Carriers Division of the Department of Public Works and Buildings (1949-1952). Married to Flora Agnes Overturf, father of six children. Materials include correspondence, financial records and reports, employee files, clippings, speeches and...
Dates: Created: 1927-1968; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1969