Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder S128
Collection — Folder S530
Scope and Contents The collection consists of family letters of the Beeler family ranging from 1823 to 1850. The letters relate to family activities, description of Illinois legislature, and general correspondence. The collection also contains two letters from a World War I soldier. Also included in the collection are several volumes: diaries of George M. Beeler (Joseph's son), Joseph Beeler's account book (1836–1849), Fielding Beeler's account books (1847–1879), records of the Northport and Mars Hill Gravel Road...
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of Lucius B. Swift’s correspondence from the period 1885-1908 relating to his work with federal civil service reform, including correspondence relating to the work of the National Civil Service Reform League; Swift’s publication of the Civil Service Chronicle; federal appointments in Indiana and elsewhere, and the work of the U.S. Civil Service Commission; and the role of reformers in state and national elections. Also included...
Collection — Folder S395
Scope and Contents This collection includes photostats along with original postcards and other documents pertaining to Charles E. Duryea's invention of the first automobile in Springfield, Massachusetts in 1892. On January 1, 1939, Merle J. Duryea, son of Charles J. Duryea, prepared a list of 19 documents as proof of his father being the inventor of the first automobile. These documents cover the time period from 1892 through 1937. Notes are written on the backs of most of the items, along with the...
Collection — Folder S2005
Collection — Box 1