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Illinois

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:

Coleman family photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: P019
Scope and Contents This collection includes black-and-white photographs and a couple postcards and dinner menus from the Coleman family taken in Indianapolis, Indiana, New York, California and other parts of the United States; Paris, France; Japan; United Kingdom; and Chile ranging from 1876 to 1935 and undated regarding family life and travel. Many of the photographs are individual portraits of unidentified family members and friends, while others are snapshots of the Colemans and others on vacation and going...
Dates: 1803-1935, undated

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.
Dates: 1899

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...
Dates: 1828-1830

Ed Johnson photograph collection

 Collection — Folder SP172
Identifier: SP172
Scope and Contents This collection contains 4 black-and-white photographs taken by Ed Johnson ranging from 1930 to circa 1933 in Illinois regarding the Offutt coper shop in Old Salem, Illinois where Abraham Lincoln studied at night and the graves of his father, Thomas Lincoln, his stepmother, Sarah Bush Lincoln, and his sweetheart, Ann Rutledge.
Dates: 1930, undated

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 from Edwin K. Steers in Indiana, Illinois and Washington, D.C. ranging from 1930 to 1964 regarding his life, law career, politics, and World War II.
Dates: 1930-1964, undated

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.
Dates: 1854

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...
Dates: 1818-1889

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...
Dates: 1859-1950

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...
Dates: 1861-1936

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...
Dates: 1843-1910, bulk 1906-1910