Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
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
Collection — Box 58
Scope and Contents 72 letters to Edwin P. Reese discuss his writing, work on new ed. of Spoon River, Atlantis, Mirage and a book about his father. Also several mentions of Clarence Darrow and his work on the Leopold-Loeb case and his and William Jennings Bryan on the Scopes trial. He writes at length about Bryan in several letters. He also gives his opinions of Carl Sandburg, Theodore Dreiser and Amy Lowell. Occasional mention of politics and opinions of Calvin Coolidge. Occasional mention of his son, Hardin, his...
Dates: Created: 1924 - 1942
Collection — Box 68
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Collection — Box 96
Scope and Contents Account book listing assets of store which Horace Mason Howard (Wells's brother) sold to Sullivan Howard (Wells's father) on October 1, 1861, also poetry and other writings by Wells on later pages; newspaper clippings and obituary about Wells.
Dates: Created: 1861 - 1948
Collection — Box 60
Scope and Contents Correspondence is mostly of the Thomas family and includes many letters from Julia (Thomas) Barker to Eleanor "Ellen" (Thomas) Miner. In one letter, Julia mentions a visit from Mary and Robert Lincoln and Mary's need to visit her husband's grave. Also includes letters from Julia and Ellen's brother Marshall while attending medical school in Philadelphia; from Jane Pond in Louisiana, whose family headed a girls' seminary there, includes a description, 1851, of Oakland College in Mississippi;...
Dates: Created: 1837 - 1955
Collection — Box 105
Scope and Contents A book of folk song lyrics gathered by Permelia (Cox) Goodwin between roughly 1870 and 1890, given by young people of Crawford County, Some of the pages include sketches or other marginal notes.
Dates: Created: c. 1870-189
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of the personal papers of Marion Priscilla Carpenter Babb (Priscilla M. Babb) including her correspondence, diaries, and original manuscripts of poetry and prose, 1907-1969. The papers are divided into three series, the first contains Babb’s personal correspondence, diaries/journals, primarily from her time as a student at Illinois State Normal University (now Illinois State University), during the late 1920s. This series also includes household financial documents...
Collection — Box 67
Scope and Contents First and second issue of Vol. 5 compiled in February and April of 1849 consisted of essays and poetry by the members who had as their most frequent themes love, nature, death and moral character.
Dates: Created: 1849