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Baldridge, Henry W. Papers


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Title: Baldridge, Henry W. Papers, 1875-1897

Primary Creator: Baldridge, Henry W (b. 1869)

Extent: 0.23 cubic feet

Subjects: Macon County (Ill.), Macon County--Decatur (Ill.), Sales personnel

Forms of Material: Personal papers, Professional papers

Scope and Contents of the Materials

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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Macon County (Ill.)
Macon County--Decatur (Ill.)
Sales personnel

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Repository: Illinois History and Lincoln Collections

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URL: http://www.library.illinois.edu/ihx/inventories/baldridge-henry.pdf

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