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Daugherty, Clayton F., collector. Lincoln and Champaign County

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Collection Overview

Title: Daugherty, Clayton F., collector. Lincoln and Champaign County, 1960-1980

Primary Creator: Daugherty, Clayton

Extent: 0.8 cubic feet

Subjects: Champaign County (Ill.), Champaign County--Homer (Ill.), Champaign County--Mahomet (Ill.), Champaign County--St. Joseph (Ill.), Champaign County--Tolono (Ill.), Cunningham, Joseph O. (Joseph Oscar), 1830-1917, Davis, David, 1815-1886, Farms, Illinois Industrial University (Urbana, Ill.), Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Forms of Material: Copies, Legal records, Research materials

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection consists of the research notes of Clayton F. Daugherty regarding Abraham Lincoln's legal career in Champaign County.

Clayton F. Daugherty (1899-1990) was a Lincoln collector and researcher who lived most of his life in Champaign County, Illinois. He spent many years studying the law career of Abraham Lincoln, focusing on his legal work in Urbana, Illinois.

This collection includes Daugherty's research notes on Lincoln in Champaign County as well as photocopies of documents from Champaign County court cases involving Lincoln. In addition, the collection contains research on notable figures, such as J.O. Cunningham, David Davis and B. F. Harris, conducted by Daugherty. The collection also contains information on agriculture, inns and taverns, and other aspects of life in early Champaign County.

Ossie Daugherty, wife of Clayton F. Daugherty, donated this collection to The Library in 2002 with assistance from The Urbana Free Library and the Denver Public library.

Subject/Index Terms

Champaign County (Ill.)
Champaign County--Homer (Ill.)
Champaign County--Mahomet (Ill.)
Champaign County--St. Joseph (Ill.)
Champaign County--Tolono (Ill.)
Cunningham, Joseph O. (Joseph Oscar), 1830-1917
Davis, David, 1815-1886
Farms
Illinois Industrial University (Urbana, Ill.)
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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Repository: Illinois History and Lincoln Collections

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URL: http://www.library.illinois.edu/ihx/inventories/Daugherty.pdf

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