Title: Baldridge, Henry W. Papers, 1875-1897
Primary Creator: Baldridge, Henry W (b. 1869)
Extent: 0.23 cubic feet
This collection contains correspondence, diaries, pamphlets, advertisements, receipts, and illustrations related to Henry Baldridge.
The correspondence includes personal letters from young women in Macon County and Decatur, Illinois, and business letters concerning Baldridge's activities as a salesman of Darby Gas Burners. In his diaries, he discusses courtship, social behavior, church programs, town and school activities, and weather.
Lela E. Hoffman donated the collection to the Illinois Historical Survey in 1974.
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