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Topical Research Guides

Civil War Regiments

PDF file iconGuide for Civil War Regiments in Manuscript Collections
This guide lists manuscript collections found to contain documents relating to specific Civil War regiments. Coverage is strongest for Illinois Cavalry and Infantry units, but regiments from other states are represented as well. After identifying a regiment or collection of interest, search or browse for the title in the Manuscript Collection database to find more information about the collection.

Labor History

PDF file iconResearch Guide to the Illinois Labor Movement
This guide includes archival collections, print material (cataloged books, maps, pamphlets), and select audiovisual materials on Illinois labor history. Most resources in the guide are from the 19th and 20th centuries, focusing on important events and organizations in Chicago and throughout Illinois. All resources listed include links on where to find the materials, either in the Library catalog or the IHLC’s Manuscript Collection database.


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