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251 Satterlee, Berink W. Account Book, 1859-1866Add to your cart. (1.0 volume)

Berink Satterlee, of Salisbury, Ill., used this volume to record various accounts of foodstuffs. The Library acquired the volume in 1969.

835 Satterlee, Jerome B. Correspondence, 1861-1865Add to your cart. (0.2 cubic feet; 108 items)

Jerome B. Satterlee, of Albany, N.Y., enlisted in the 44th N.Y. Vol. Inf. (known as the "Ellsworth Avengers") on Aug. 20, 1861. He served in Co. B under Capt. Lucius S. Larrabee, whom he fondly mentions in several letters and who died at Gettysburg, with a number of Satterlee's unread ...

252 Saulnier, Rev. Edmund. Memorandum, 1850Add to your cart. (1.0 item)

This collection consists of a transcription of a memorandum listing names and information about early missionaries in the St. Louis area compiled by the Chancellor of the Archdiocese of St. Louis in 1850. In 1850, Rev. Edmund Saulnier, Chancellor of the Archdiocese of St. Louis, evidently compiled this memorandum of the ...

253 Sayer, Martha. Exercise Book, 1796Add to your cart. (1.0 volume)

Beginning on June 20, 1796, Martha Sayer used this 40-page exercise book to practice mathematics. The volume contains questions dealing with weights and measures of wine, cloth and land, exercises about time and money, and multiplication and division problems. In the Library's early accessioning system, the volume was numbered "Ms ...

254 Scheftel, Yetta. Papers, 1915-1916Add to your cart. (0.2 cubic feet)

This collection contains a typescript of Yetta Scheftel's paper, "The Settlement of the Military Tract in the State of Illinois: A Study of the Westward Movement." She prepared this eight-chapter manuscript under Clarence W. Alvord for use in The Centennial History of Illinois, and was compensated for the work by ...

255 Schilling, George (1850-1936). Interview, undatedAdd to your cart. (2.0 items)

This collection contains a four-page transcript of an interview with George Schilling, the secretary of the State Board of Labor Statistics under Gov. John P. Altgeld. The pages are annotated in what may be Schilling's hand and the collection also contains a photograph of Schilling. In the interview Schilling gives ...

256 Schmidt, Otto Leopold (1863-1935). Papers, 1683-1779Add to your cart. (0.5 cubic feet)

Otto Leopold Schmidt was a physician and leader in the Illinois history community. This collection contains both typed and handwritten transcripts of records in the French America Collection (formerly the Otto Schmidt Collection) of the Chicago History Museum. A portion of these typescripts was used in the preparation of Theodore ...

259 Schuyler County, Ill. Records, 1831-1838, 1856, 1862Add to your cart. (12.0 items)

This collection contains early Schuyler County, Ill. records. There are ten town plat maps, showing the towns of Rushville (1831), Pennsville (1833), Doddsville and Milton (1836), Middletown, Centreville, Newark, LaGrange (1837), and Littletown (1856). Pennsville was never settled, while LaGrange (for which there are two plat maps) and Milton failed. Centreville ...

260 Scott, Matthew Thompson (1828-1891). Papers, 1852-1861Add to your cart. (1.0 microfilm reel)

Matthew Scott was a businessman and landowner in eastern Illinois. This collection contains microfilm copies of records relating to the development of a 55,000 acre frontier estate in several different counties in East Central Illinois. The estate was established by Scott, acting in conjunction with various members of his family, ...

799 Scott, Roy V. Notes, 1953-1962Add to your cart. (2.0 boxes)

Roy V. Scott was born in Wrights, Greene County, Ill., in 1927. From 1960 to 1968, he served on the faculty of Mississippi State University, retiring as the William L. Giles Distinguished Professor of History. This collection contains Scott's research notes used in preparing "Milton George and the Farmers' Alliance" (M.A., ...

261 Scripps, William Arminger (1772-1851). Diary Extracts, 1833Add to your cart. (1.0 item; 19 pages)

In 1833, William Arminger Scripps, publisher of the [i]Literary Gazette[/i] (London), made a journey to Rushville, Ill., to visit his son, James Mogg Scripps. This collection contains extracts from his diary and letters from this trip. Scripps traveled from Buffalo to Detroit, and across Michigan and Illinois to Rushville. He ...

262 Scully, William. Papers, 1906-1919, undatedAdd to your cart. (16.0 items; 1 folder)

William Scully (1821-1906) migrated from County Tipperary to Illinois in 1850, and became one of the largest landowners in the American Midwest. He eventually owned a total of 211,000 acres in Illinois, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska, including 30,000 acres in Logan County, Ill. alone. This collection contains nine letters in 1919 ...

1013 Seaberg, Hal, Travelogues and Correspondence, 1939-1942Add to your cart. (0.2 cubic feet)

This collection contains the travelogues and correspondence of Hal Seaberg, a Swedish immigrant and steelworker who spent at least four summers visiting sites related to Abraham Lincoln. Carl Hjalmar Seaberg, known as Hal, moved to the United States from Sweden around 1923 and worked in a steel plant in Midland, Pennsylvania. ...

263 Seaman, Louis Livingston. Collection, 1869-1932Add to your cart. (1.0 cubic feet)

Dr. Louis Livingston Seaman (1851-1932), originally of Newburgh, N.Y., was a military surgeon in the Spanish-American War, Boxer Rebellion, Boer War, Russo-Japanese War (on the Japanese side), Balkan Wars, and World War I (for Belgium, France, and finally, for the U.S.). From the 1880s through the 1910s, he traveled to ...

827 Sewell, Arthur E. Baseball Scrapbook and Photographs, 1909-1915Add to your cart. (0.2 cubic feet)

This collection contains the baseball scrapbook and photographs of Arthur E. Sewell. Born in 1885, Arthur E. Sewell, a native of Huntley, Illinois, played catcher for several minor league baseball teams between 1909 and 1915. He began his minor league career in 1909 with the Galena Speed Boys (Galena, Illinois). The ...

265 Shaffstall, Adam. Letters, 1862-1863Add to your cart. (2.0 items; 1 folder)

Writing to his parents from Baltimore, Md. on Feb. 19, 1862, and from Opelousas, La. on Oct. 27, 1863, Adam Shaffstall described preparations for the Peninsula Campaign and his service in Louisiana. Jack Nortrup of Angola, Ind., gave these photocopied letters to the Library.

860 Shakers. Papers, 1806-1896Add to your cart. (13.0 microfilm reels)

The Shakers (the United Society of Believers in Christ's Second Appearing) date from the late eighteenth century. This collection contains microfilm copies of papers from Shaker colonies in Kentucky (Pleasant Hill and South Union), New York (New Lebanon), New Hampshire (Canterbury), and Ohio (Union Village). The papers include account books, diaries, ...

267 Shattuck, Noah. Records, 1814-1856Add to your cart. (1.0 volume)

Noah Shattuck was an officer in the War of 1812, a justice of the peace in Groton, Mass., and a state legislator in 1824 and 1825. In 1833, he was a delegate to the Massachusetts Anti-Masonic convention which nominated John Quincy Adams for governor. (Although Adams lost, he continued his ...

268 Shaw, Howard Van Doren. Waller House, Kewanee, Ill., 1918Add to your cart. (12.0 items)

This collection contains blueprints of Howard Van Doren Shaw's plans for a "Country House" for P. A. Waller of Kewanee, Ill. The house was designed for the east end of Roosevelt Road, but was never built, evidently because of World War I. Harold E. Waller donated the blueprints to Ricker ...

269 Sheets, Jacob. Family Papers, 1845-1910Add to your cart. (1.0 cubic feet)

Jacob Sheets (1828-98) and his family moved from Shenandoah County, Va., to Vermillion (now Vermilion), Edgar County, Ill., during the 1850s. Jacob and his wife, Edith, had four children: George, Sarah (Sallie), Elizabeth (Lizzie), and Clarence. Jacob's occupation was a blacksmith, but he also traveled extensively in southern Illinois and ...

304 Sheffer Family. Papers, 1836-1993Add to your cart. (0.2 cubic feet)

The Sheffer Family Papers consist of family correspondence, Civil War military service documents, financial records, family records, and various other materials including photographs and news clippings. The correspondence includes letters to various members of the Sheffer family sent from family and friends who settled across the Midwest and West. George K. ...

858 Shelburne, Papers and Letters, 1734-1783Add to your cart. (1.5 cubic feet)

This collection contains handwritten copies and typed transcripts of a portion of Sir William Petty, second Earl of Shelburne, first Marquis of Lansdowne's papers. Materials include correspondence, proposals, memoranda, and other papers. The collection is organized into two series: European and Mediterranean Politics, and Colonial Affairs and the 1783 Treaty of ...

1055 Sheldon, Eber. Letter, 1861Add to your cart. (1.0 item)

This collection consists of a letter from Eber Sheldon, a soldier in the Union Army, to his family in Illinois, describing his regiment's journey from St. Louis to St. Joseph, Missouri. Originally from Kaneville, Illinois, Eber Sheldon was a private in Company A of the 52nd Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry during ...

1028 Sherwood, Robert E., Abe Lincoln in Illinois, 1939-1940Add to your cart. (10.0 items)

This collection contains material regarding [i]Abe Lincoln in Illinois[/i] (1939) which starred Raymond Massey as Lincoln. It includes programs for productions of the play at the Forrest Theatre and the Plymouth Theatre, two copies of a booklet about the play, three stills from the RKO Radio film version of the ...

271 Shields, W. A. Letters, 1935Add to your cart. (2.0 items)

This collection contains letters of Aug. 29 and Nov. 23, 1935, from W. A. Shields, secretary of the La Salle, Ill., Chamber of Commerce, to Josef F. Wright, Station WILL, Urbana, providing information about business and manufacturing establishments, parks, and schools in La Salle. Shields notes in particular F. W. ...

272 Shier, Carl M. Collection, 1935-1986Add to your cart. (8.6 cubic feet)

A native Chicagoan, Carl Marx Shier (1918-2007) was involved in local, national and international trade union and socialist movements. Named for Karl Marx, Shier grew up in an active socialist family. As a teenager, Shier worked for the prominent American socialist Norman Thomas. In 1942, he became an auto worker ...

861 Ship Papers, Vessels Captured by Great Britain, 1779-1780Add to your cart. (1.0 folder)

This collection relates to vessels captured by Great Britain, 1779-80. It contains a photostat (on 11 sheets), and a transcript of the photostat, of papers for the ship [i]St. Luis[/i], otherwise [i]Alexander[/i], from the New Orleans registry, with Bartholomew Toutant Beauregard listed as master. These papers include a bill of ...

274 Shively, Solomon. Diary and Ephemera, 1864Add to your cart. (0.2 cubic feet)

Solomon W. Shively served in Co. E, 7th N.J. Vol. Inf. from Aug. 24, 1861, to Oct. 7, 1864. As a constituent part of the Army of the Potomac, his regiment was engaged in the major battles of the Eastern Theater, 1862-64. Shively's diary, which includes entries from Apr. 8 to ...

857 Shubert, Esther Marian. Lincoln Bibliography, 1938Add to your cart. (1.0 item)

This 35-page paper, prepared for a Library Science course in 1938, is entitled "Lincoln Trails and Shrines." It includes pages on Lincoln statues, busts, monuments, parks, and buildings and on "Graves as shrines," "Trees and gardens as memorials," and "Highways." The appendix lists the location of these memorials. The paper was ...

998 Sikes, Thomas. Papers, 1961-1965Add to your cart. (1.0 folder)

This collection consists of items belonging to Thomas Sikes, including a letter describing the reaction of Portsmouth, Ohio, residents to the news of Abraham Lincoln's assassination, and a military discharge certificate. Born in Portsmouth, Ohio, a city on the state's southern border with Kentucky, Thomas Sikes (1836-1908) served as a private ...

275 Simonin, Amedee H. (b. 1822). Papers, 1855-1856, 1868Add to your cart. (1.0 microfilm reel; 1 vol. and 89 items)

Amedee H. Simonin was the New York agent for the European-American Colonization Society in Texas. During the mid-1850s, Victor Considerant, leader of the Society, and others immigrated from Paris, France, and established the Reunion colony outside Dallas, Texas. This collection contains microfilm copies of Society financial records; a map of ...

276 Sitherwood, Frances Grimes. Scrapbook, Certificates, References, 1884-1937Add to your cart. (0.4 cubic feet)

Frances Grimes Sitherwood (b. 1859) of Bloomington, Ill., maintained this scrapbook of correspondence, playbills, concert and commencement programs, and newspaper clippings from 1887 to 1922. The playbills and programs, some of which are loose, are from various events and performances throughout Illinois, including venues in Bloomington, Chicago, Normal, and Rockford. ...

993 Skagenberg, Richard. Bement (Ill.) Collection, 1940-2014Add to your cart. (2.0 cubic feet)

Richard C. Skagenberg served as the official photographer of the many events which marked the centennial of Bement, Ill. in 1955. This collection contains hundreds of Skagenberg's carefully identified photographs of that landmark year. It also contains his scrapbook of clippings, programs, and ephemera which document the centennial, and a ...

909 Skagenberg, Richard. Railroad Ephemera Collection, 1914-2014Add to your cart. (0.9 cubic feet)

This collection contains assorted brochures, clippings, and other ephemera commemorating and documenting the history of trains and railroads in the United States, particularly in Illinois. Much of the ephemera comes from museums, clubs, or societies focused on celebrating and preserving the history of the railroads in Illinois, Wisconsin, or Pennsylvania, ...

856 Slave Identification Papers, 1839-1840Add to your cart. (2.0 items)

Ezra Dadysman, a justice of the peace of Frederick County, Maryland, inscribed the two affidavits in this collection. In the first, dated Dec. 14, 1839, David Richardson attests that Sarah Ann Praut, a "Negro woman," is "free born and has always passed as such." In the second, dated Feb. 25, ...

986 Smith Family of Broadlands, Ill. Exhibit Posters, 1996Add to your cart. (3.0 items)

George W. and Mary E. Smith were among the earliest settlers (and first African American settlers) of Broadlands, Ill. This collection consists of three posters, designed in conjunction with the Krannert Art Museum exhibit [i]Through the Years: African American History Comes Home[/i]. Two of the posters feature copies of photographs, ...

277 Smith, John M. (1885-1971). Interview, 1969Add to your cart. (0.2 cubic feet)

In 1969, Harrison Cornell, a reporter for WILL, the University of Illinois radio station, interviewed John M. Smith, an 84 year old black farmer from Broadlands, Ill. Smith described prejudice against blacks in Champaign and Danville, voting rights, farming techniques, and showing horses, among other reminiscences of his life in ...

278 Smith, Joseph (1805-1844) and Hyrum (1800-1844). Papers, 1844-1845Add to your cart. (5.0 items)

This collection contains photocopies of documents relating to the trials of the murderers of Joseph and Hyrum Smith, the Mormon leaders who were killed by a mob in Carthage, Ill., in 1844. These items include a published transcript of the trial of Joseph Smith's murderers; two excerpts taken from the ...

279 Smith, Robert (1802-1867). Papers, 1836, 1842Add to your cart. (2.0 items; 1 folder)

This collection contains a resolution of the citizens of Upper Alton, Illinois, proposed by Robert Smith on January 30, 1836, concerning the location of the Cumberland Road, and a letter of August 18, 1842, from Smith to Alexander M. K. Dubois, clerk of the circuit court of Macoupin County, regarding ...

280 Smith, Thomas. Store Ledger, 1851-1862Add to your cart. (1.0 item)

Thomas H. Smith and his brother operated a grocery store in Perrysville, Vermillion County, Ind. Because of the store's proximity to the Illinois-Indiana border, the Smith brothers served customers from both states. The Smiths used this ledger from 1851 to 1862 to record the business transactions at the grocery store. ...

283 Society for the Urban Residential Environment, Urbana, Ill. Newsletters, 1976-1980Add to your cart. (23.0 items; 1 folder)

The Society for the Urban Residential Environment (SURE) was founded in 1975 "to preserve and improve the essential character of the intact urban and suburban residential areas" of Champaign, Urbana, and Champaign County, Ill. Maintaining that local governments paid more attention to business interests and land developers than to area ...

284 Sodus Bay Phalanx. Records, 1844-1846Add to your cart. (1.0 microfilm reel)

The Sodus Bay Phalanx, a communitarian experiment based upon Fourierist principles, was organized in Rochester, N.Y., and occupied a domain on nearby Sodus Bay. This collection contains microfilm copies of records of this phalanx, including the constitution, by-laws, and signatures of the members; a volume of minutes from Feb. 3 ...

285 South Carolina Colonial Records. Legislative and Indian Records, 1706-1775Add to your cart. (39.0 microfilm reels)

This collection contains microfilm copies of various South Carolina colonial records, including[i] [/i]Commons House Journals, 1706-61; Council and Upper House Journals, 1721-74; and proceedings and minutes of the Council, 1734-69. The collection also contains the letterbook of Charles Garth, Provincial Agent of South Carolina, 1766-75, and the South Carolina "Indian ...

286 South Eastern Railway (Great Britain). Papers, 1895Add to your cart. (8.0 items; 1 folder)

The South Eastern Railway, founded in the 1840s, served a populous suburban district south of London. In 1895, George Augustus Nokes (pseud. G. A. Sekon), who later became editor of [i]The Railway Magazine[/i], wrote the [i]History of the South-Eastern Railway. [/i]This 40-page booklet discusses the railway's route, fares, accidents, and, ...

287 Southern Club of Chicago. Banquet Program, 1913Add to your cart. (2.0 items)

The Southern Club of Chicago was formed in 1908 as "an organization of southerners, resident and non-resident, in the city of Chicago and its environs." This collection contains two programs and the seating chart from the organization's annual banquet held January 18, 1913, at the Hotel La Salle. The program ...

288 Spanish and Latin American Archives. Papers, 1600-1830Add to your cart. (32.0 cubic feet)

This collection consists of transcripts of correspondence and other documents found in various Spanish and Latin American Archives and Depositories. The bulk of the collection was created under the leadership of Charles H. Cunningham in the early twentieth century for the Illinois Historical Survey and other libraries. The transcripts are ...

289 Sparks, Jared. Letters, 1765-1770Add to your cart. (1.0 folder; 4 items)

This collection contains transcripts of letters from Joseph Galloway and Thomas Wharton to Benjamin Franklin, and from Gen. Thomas Gage to the Earl of Hillsborough. The letters discuss George Croghan's departure for the Illinois country, the plans of the Ohio Company, and Gage's ideas on western settlement. These transcripts were copied ...

519 Sperling, Godfrey. Champaign County, Ill. Cemetery Survey Records, 1890-1938Add to your cart. (0.4 cubic feet)

This collection consists of the cemetery survey records of Godfrey Sperling. Materials include information about graves located in Champaign County of soldiers and veterans who served during conflicts from the American Revolutionary War to World War I. During the 1930s, County Surveyor Godfrey Sperling completed a survey of Champaign County ...

990 Spitler, Noble & Co., Mattoon, Ill. Drafts of Sanborn Maps, 1889-1897Add to your cart. (1.0 volume)

The Spitler, Noble & Co. of Mattoon, Ill. compiled this ledger for the Sanborn Co. The ledger illustrates the fire insurance system of the Sanborn Co. It contains hand-drawn maps of miscellaneous properties in 27 Illinois towns as well as notes on policy holders' insurance and mortgage rates. Among the ...

301 Sprague, Paul E. and Paul Kruty. Clippings collectionAdd to your cart. (1.0 cubic feet)

The Spitler, Noble & Co. of Mattoon, Ill. compiled this ledger for the Sanborn Co. The ledger illustrates the fire insurance system of the Sanborn Co. It contains hand-drawn maps of miscellaneous properties in 27 Illinois towns as well as notes on policy holders' insurance and mortgage rates. Among the ...

290 Sprague, Paul E. Papers, 1971-1982Add to your cart. (0.7 cubic feet)

Between 1971 and 1975, Paul E. Sprague served as director of the Illinois Historic Structures Survey. Sprague later held appointments in the faculty of the University of Chicago and in the Department of Art History at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. Sprague was also an active member in numerous historical ...

996 Springfield (Mass.) Republican. Scrapbook, 1854-1856Add to your cart. (1.0 volume)

An unknown reader clipped articles from the [i]Springfield (Mass.) Republican[/i] and, possibly, from a few other papers, from Jan. 12, 1854, to June 30, 1856, but mainly in 1856. Most of the clippings relate to emigration to Kansas and the ensuing civil war there. A scattering of other topics are ...

250 St. Clair County, Ill., Politics, 1841-1852Add to your cart. (9.0 items; 1 folder)

This collection includes drafts of miscellaneous resolutions and letters written in St. Clair County, Ill. The documents are political in nature, and their dates have been approximated. 1. Draft of resolutions for the delegates to the Democratic convention in Springfield, including those on nominations for governor and the benefits of what ...

249 St. Clair County, Ill., Cahokia Land Titles, 1783-1938Add to your cart. (1.0 item)

This report of "Land Titles in Cahokia, 1783-1938" is a 25-page typescript, accompanied by a handdrawn map, prepared by the Cahokia Memorial Society under the auspices of the St. Clair County Board of Supervisors and the Illinois W.P.A.

855 St. Francis Xavier Church (Vincennes, Ind.). Records, 1796-1838Add to your cart. (2.0 microfilm reels)

This microfilm collection consists of a book of French and English-language records from St. Francis Xavier Church, in Vincennes, Ind. The records were filmed by the Burton Historical Collection of the Detroit Public Library. The collection also includes a typescript of the minutes of the church, dating from 1819. ...

291 Stannard, Elijah. Ledger, 1841-1858Add to your cart. (1.0 volume)

Elijah Stannard used this 182-page ledger and day book to record business transactions in his blacksmith and general merchandise shop in Tennessee. He dealt mainly in hardware, dry goods, and notions. He also sold groceries and tobacco. In addition, he apparently bought cotton and resold it, acting as a middle ...

292 Starkey, Wilbur F. Peru, Ill., History and Photographs, 1935-1958Add to your cart. (1.0 volume)

In 1958, Wilbur F. Starkey photographed scenes in Peru, Ill., and vicinity, and mounted 61 pictures in "A Pictorial History of Peru, Illinois, and part of the Illinois-Mich. Canal." He combined these black and white photographs with a 91-page typewritten history of Peru largely taken from [i]Peru Centennial, 1835-1935[/i] (1935).

293 Steamboat Leander and Other Records, 1843-45, 1854-55Add to your cart. (1.0 volume)

This record book was used by the crew of the steamboat [i]Leander[/i] to record passengers, fares, crew names and wages, freight, and other accounts for various trips between St. Louis, Cincinnati, and New Orleans in 1843 and 1844. The journal was also used as an account book of a St. ...

294 Stephens, Alexander H. (1812-1883). Papers, 1860-1865Add to your cart. (0.2 cubic feet; 60 items)

This collection contains photostats of letters to and from Alexander Stephens, Vice-President of the Confederate States of America, mainly concerning the Civil War and the events leading up to it. There are also two articles, entitled "Civil War" and "Hampton Roads Conference." The copies were made from originals in the ...

295 Stephens, Carl, and Charles W. Paape. "A History of the University of Illinois, 1867-1947", circa 1950Add to your cart. (0.6 cubic feet)

Carl Stephens, University Historian, and Charles W. Paape, Research Assistant in History of the University of Illinois, drafted this manuscript, the advisory committee for which included Theodore C. Pease, Fred H. Turner, and Harrison E. Cunningham. The manuscript was submitted to the University Press by the committee but was never ...

952 Stephenson and Richardson Families. Papers, 1793-1922Add to your cart. (0.6 cubic feet)

The Stephenson-Richardson collection contains correspondence and financial, legal, and real estate papers of two families living in Perry County, Ind., during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The earliest papers relate to John Stephenson, a native Virginian, Indiana pioneer, and justice of the peace. The collection also contains papers related ...

296 Sterling, George. Letter on Ambrose Bierce and Mark Twain, 1919Add to your cart. (1.0 item)

On Feb. 27, 1919, the poet George Sterling (1869-1926) wrote to a Mr. Rudy on stationery of the Bohemian Club of San Francisco. The full text of his letter, which was acquired by the University of Illinois Library in 1949 or before, reads as follows: "I was much interested by the ...

297 Stevens, John J. Reminiscences of Abraham Lincoln and early Logan County, Ill., 1926Add to your cart. (2.0 items; Photocopies)

In this photocopy of a five-page typed letter, John J. Stevens of St. Louis, Mo., recalls coming to Middletown, Logan County, Ill., in 1847, and tells of Abraham Lincoln's 1853 christening of the town of Lincoln in that county. Stevens (b. 1840) wrote to Judge Lawrence B. Stringer, historian of ...

298 Stevens, Wayne E. Papers, 1920-1959Add to your cart. (1.0 cubic feet)

This collection contains the professional research papers, articles, letters, and notes of Wayne E. Stevens, a University of Illinois alumnus and history scholar. Wayne Edson Stevens (1892-1959) was born in Avon, Illinois and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Knox College in 1913 before receiving his Master of Arts (1914) ...

299 Stewart, Charles Leslie (1890-1974). Study of early Illinois census data, 1913-1914Add to your cart. (1.0 folder; 3 items)

Charles Leslie Stewart compiled this 23-page typed study of "Illinois County Quinquennial Population Statistics, 1820-1865," probably for use in the preparation at the University of Illinois of [i]The Centennial History of Illinois. [/i]He discussed his research in letters to Solon J. Buck on July 4, 1913, and Jan. 31, 1914. ...

300 Stewart, Harvey William. Letters, 1864-1876Add to your cart. (20.0 items; 1 oversized broadside)

A native of Olney, Ill., Harvey William "Will" Stewart enlisted as a bugler in Co. E, 6th Ill. Cav., on Oct. 20, 1861. He rose through the ranks to become captain on Mar. 17, 1865, and mustered out on Nov. 5 of that year. Stewart's Civil War letters, written to his ...

1005 Stickney, Charles W. Letter, 1865-1865Add to your cart. (1.0 item)

This collection contains a letter from Private Charles W. Stickney to his mother written shortly after the end of the Civil War. Charles W. Stickney was a private in the first regiment of the Illinois Light Artillery, also known as Taylor's Chicago Battery, during the Civil War. He served from 1862 ...

302 Storrs, Emery A. (1833-1885). Closing Argument in the Ransom Case, 1882Add to your cart. (1.0 volume)

Porter C. Ransom and Henry W. Bullock were leading citizens of El Paso, Woodford County, Ill. On May 2, 1881, Ransom shot and killed Bullock. Their backgrounds differed, Ransom being "a New Yorker and loyal to the Union, while Bullock was a Kentuckian of the 'Copperhead' stripe" ([i]Chicago Daily Tribune[/i], ...

303 Stoutenbugh, David. Letter, 1849Add to your cart. (1.0 item)

Writing on Aug. 10, 1849, to A. K. Thompson of New York, David Stoutenbugh regrets that a tangled business affair with Foles (sp.?) took him to Waukegan, Ill., during a cholera outbreak, and mentions his plan to travel next to Norwalk, Ohio.

906 Stringham, Paul H. Stagecoach and Mine Information, 1980-2005Add to your cart. (1.0 cubic feet)

This collection contains research notes and photocopies of articles, clippings, and maps relating to early Illinois stagecoach lines from about 1819 to 1869. Most of the copies were made by Paul H. Stringham from material in the Peoria Historical Society Collection on deposit in the Special Collections Center, Bradley University ...

824 Sudlow Family. Papers, 1784-1992Add to your cart. (4.0 cubic feet)

This collection documents multiple generations of the Sudlow and Haviland families, originally of Dutchess County, N.Y. The collection contains biographical information; personal, business, and Civil War correspondence; financial, insurance, legal, and real estate papers; family photographs; family trees and scrapbooks; and genealogy card files. The earliest Sudlow materials relate to Richard ...

832 Sullivan, Louis. Bradley House, Madison, Wisc., 1909Add to your cart. (9.0 items; Deck 7, black flat storage cabinet, Drawer 9)

This collection contains blueprints of Louis Sullivan's plans for the Harold C. Bradley House, on University Heights (at the corner of Prospect and Van Hise) in Madison, Wisc. The blueprints, dated July 8, 1909, were transferred from Ricker Library to the Illinois History and Lincoln Collections in 2007.

846 Sutton, Robert M. Railroad Ephemera Collection, 1974-1996Add to your cart. (0.4 cubic feet)

This collection contains timetables, brochures, and other publications documenting train service in the United States, particularly through the Midwest during the 1980s and early 1990s. The bulk of the collection consists of national and regional Amtrak Train Timetables dating from 1982 to 1991. Also included are issues of [i]Amtrak's ...

305 Sutton, Ann McKinney. Certificates, 1869-1871Add to your cart. (1.0 folder)

This collection contains two certificates presented to Ann Elizabeth (McKinney) Sutton. The first awards Ann McKinney to teach second grade and was issued by Superintendent of Schools J. W. Van Cleve in Edwardsville, Illinois on April 8, 1869. The second certificate is Ann and George Riley Sutton's marriage certificate dated ...

306 Sweringen, Charles Towar. Letter, 1846Add to your cart. (1.0 item)

In this letter of January 21, 1846, C. T. [Charles Towar] Sweringen of Montezuma, Pike County, Ill., writes to his brother, J. T. [James Towar] Sweringen of St. Louis, and describes agricultural prices and his attempts at selling and renting land.

307 Sylvester Family. Papers, 1852-1877Add to your cart. (53.0 items; 5 folders, 2 disks)

This collection contains correspondence and records from the Sylvester family of Homer, Ill., and Attica, Ind. A large portion of the collection contains letters written by George W. Sylvester, Co. I (later Co. B), 51st Ill. Vol. Inf., to his wife, Amanda, and children, Alice and William H., between Sept. ...



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