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Illinois

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:

Covenant Mutual Life Association collection

 Collection — Folder S1614
Identifier: S1614
Scope and Contents This collection contains a two-page letter from B. F. Reinmund, secretary of the Covenant Mutual Life Association, in Galesburg, Illinois to A.C. Daily, Auditor of the State, in Indianapolis, Indiana on April 21, 1899, regarding the employment and firing of H.H. Husted, who stole postage stamps from the company. Included is a typed copy of E. F. Phelps's affidavit about Husted's theft of company property and malicious false statements about the association after he was dismissed.

E. S. Guilbert collection

 Collection — Folder S0557
Identifier: S0557
Scope and Contents In March 1830, Abraham Lincoln journeyed from southern Indiana to Illinois with his parents. When they went through Vincennes, legend has it that Abraham toured the Western Sun and General Advertiser newspaper office, where he saw his first printing press, and talked to Editor Stout. Mr. Guilbert wrote to Roy H. Garrigus, editor of the Vincennes Sun-Commercial to verify this story, which Mr. Garrigus could not do.Abraham often went to Rockport and borrowed books from Judge John...

Edwin K. Steers papers

 Collection
Identifier: L244
Scope and Contents This collection includes legal papers, newspapers clippings, war correspondents' writings, photographs, event and campaign documents, badges and greeting cards from courts, newspapers, and political parties in Indiana, Illinois and Washington, D.C. ranging from 1930 to 1964.

Emily Knapp Russell letter

 Collection — Folder S1750
Identifier: S1750
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typed copy of a letter from Emily Knapp Russell in Bentonville, Illinois on 1854/04/28 regarding moving and family life.

Ewing family collection

 Collection
Identifier: L323
Scope and Contents This collection comprises personal and business papers from the Ewing family, particulraly the brothers William Griffith (W.G.) and George Washington (G.W.) Ewing and their companies in Fort Wayne, Indiana and numerous other locations in the Midwest, ranging from 1818-1887, regarding land speculation; the fur trade; trade and relations with Native Americans and Hoosier pioneers; the settlement of Indiana and the Old Northwest; the development of Fort Wayne; state and national politics; and...

Fogleman family papers

 Collection
Identifier: L251
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters from Ida Fogleman and her parents and others in Indiana, Illinois, California and elsewhere; telegrams; genealogy; an application for membership in Society of Indiana Pioneers; newspaper clippings; postcards; an expense book; a school memory book; a teacher's license; a memory book from a party; financial papers; photographs; and Ida's instructions to her estate executor ranging from 1859 to 1950 regarding family and school life, friendships, career and estate...

Francis Marion Van Pelt family collection

 Collection
Identifier: L168
Scope and Contents This collection contains Van Pelt family correspondence ranging from 1863 to 1929 and includes letters written by Frank, Madge and their children; letters sent to Frank's mother, Almira Van Pelt Smith, by her children and grandchildren; and letters sent by Madge's relatives in Illinois, Iowa and Nebraska. Family documents range from 1879 to 1936 and include Frank's promotion and resignation certificates from the Railway Mail Service; "The Bee-Hive" cover pages from College Temple of...

Frank Ellis papers

 Collection
Identifier: S0420
Scope and Contents The collection contains professional and personal correspondence including letter regarding state and local Republican party politics; letters from his daughter while she was a student at the University of Chicago (1909); and a small number of letters regarding his legal affairs. Also included are papers regarding the Society of the Army of the Cumberland, a Civil War veterans organization to which he belonged; various political campaign materials and clippings; and receipts and subscription...

Goldfield-Lincoln Mining Company collection

 Collection — Folder S1975
Identifier: S1975
Scope and Contents This collection includes commercially printed brochures and a copy of a typed letter with signature from William Berg and the St. Ives Leasing Company in Chicago, Illinois and Goldfield, Nevada ranging from 1907/08/15 to 1907/10/07 regarding information about mining results and plans.

Hensley collection

 Collection — Box 1-2
Identifier: G-019
Scope and Contents This collection contains research from Ruth Slevin and Evelyn Hensley regarding the Hensley Family. The collection includes, notebooks, family charts, group sheets, notes, and correspondence.