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    • ALA Correspondence 1879 (Dominican University)

    • The ALA Correspondence 1879 collection consists of 27 letters addressed to Justin Winsor from various members of the ALA. They range mainly from May through June of 1879 the year ALA was chartered and are primarily concerned with the ALA Conference...
    • Illinois and Regional History
    • Text; Text--Personal correspondence and diaries; Images
    • American Civil War Collection (Southern Illinois University Edwardsville)

    • This digital collection is an assemblage of handwritten letters, songsheets, and military orders. Spanning the entire period of the American Civil War (1861-1865), these items gathered together provide a unique and insightful glimpse into the era.
    • Government, Law, Politics; U.S. History; Military and War
    • Images; Images--General; Text; Text--Personal correspondence and diaries; Text--General;
    • Anna Persson Immigrant Letters, Swenson Center (Augustana College)

    • Letter from Swedish immigrant Anna Persson to her sister, Sigrid, back in Sweden. Anna Persson immigrated to the United States from Sweden in 1907. Includes an English translation.
    • Illinois and Regional History; U.S. History
    • Text; Text--Personal correspondence and diaries
    • David & Sarah Davis Family Correspondence (Illinois Wesleyan University)

    • The transcripts collected here constitute a unique and rare resource. They reunite in one collection a large number of letters that have been scattered in at least eight archival locations throughout the United States.
    • Illinois and Regional History; U.S. History
    • Text; Text--Personal correspondence and diaries
    • Florence Nightingale Letters Collection (University of Illinois at Chicago)

    • The Florence Nightingale Letters Collection highlights aspects of Nightingale's work throughout her life, exemplifying her engagement in policy matters as well as her leadership in the field of Nursing. Many appear on black-bordered mourning...
    • Health and Medicine; Military and War; U.S. History
    • Text; Text--Personal correspondence and diaries
    • Florence Ralph and Marion Bird Correspondence (Illinois Wesleyan University)

    • Over 900 handwritten letters between IWU alumna Florence Ralph ('30) and Marion T. Bird are contained in this collection. The letters cover a wide range of topics from faith to politics, school activities, local events, family and more -- all the...
    • Education; Illinois and Regional History; University and Institutional History; U.S. History
    • Text; Text--Personal correspondence and diaries
    • I & M Canal Documents and Correspondence, 1832-1857 (Lewis University)

    • Illinois and Michigan Canal Documents and Correspondence, 1832-1855, is a collection of original documents, contracts, reports, maps, letters, and other material relating to the construction and operation of the Illinois and Michigan Canal (I&M...
    • Illinois and Regional History
    • Text; Text--Personal correspondence and diaries
    • Irving Dilliard Letters (Southern Illinois University Edwardsville)

    • This collection contains 123 letters written by 109 different published authors in the 1920s. They are responses to a high school student named Irving Dilliard, who wrote to them seeking advice about starting a writing career and later became a...
    • Literature
    • Images; Images--General; Text; Text--Personal correspondence and diaries
    • John Ericsson Papers (Augustana College)

    • John Ericsson was a Swedish-American inventor and mechanical engineer. He is perhaps best known for designing the Civil War ship, U.S.S. Monitor. The John Ericsson papers, 1853-1879, contains letters written by Ericsson, a carte de visite, and an...
    • Technology and Industry; U.S. History
    • Text
    • Letters Received by the Powell Survey 1869-1879 (Illinois Wesleyan University)

    • John Wesley Powell was a professor of natural sciences at Illinois Wesleyan University from 1865 to 1868. The manuscript collection presented here is formally titled "Letters Received by John Wesley Powell, Director of the Geographical and...
    • Government, Law, Politics; Maps and Geography; U.S. History
    • Text; Text--Personal correspondence and diaries
    • Letters, Fragments, and Signatures (Augustana College)

    • The collection of letters, fragments, and signatures, 1624-1970 and undated, contains letters, manuscript fragments, autographs, bibliographic data, and other items related to noteworthy authors and politicians or associated with local and regional...
    • Literature; Military and War; Non-U.S. History; U.S. History
    • Text; Text--General; Text--Personal correspondence and diaries
    • Missionären (North Park University)

    • Missionären (The Missionary) was the first official organ of the Evangelical Covenant Church. The Swedish-language newspaper was first published out of the basement of Old Main at North Park University in December 1894 and adopted as the official...
    • Education; Genealogy; Illinois and Regional History; Non-U.S. History; Religion; Sociology; U.S. History; University and Institutional History
    • Text; Text--Books/Monographs; Text--Periodicals; Text--University publications
    • Muralism in Revolutionary Nicaragua-The Henry Houser Collection (Knox College)

    • The majority of the items in this collection are photographs of murals taken in various cities in Nicaragua from 1985-1993. The murals, painted on both interior and exterior surfaces, interpret Nicaraguan history and specific revolutionary figures...
    • Art and Architecture; Ethnology and Anthropology; Government, Law, Politics; Non-U.S. History; Illinois and Regional History; Military and War
    • Images; Images--Photographs; Text; Text--Personal correspondence and diaries
    • Noah Hart Papers (Dominican University)

    • The Noah Hart Papers consist mainly of correspondence during the Civil War from Captain Noah Hart (1813-1891) to his wife Emily Julia Peck Hart (1824-1884). Of particular note are the letters of July and August 1864 regarding General Sherman's...
    • Military and War; Biography; Government, Law, Politics; U.S. History
    • Images; Images--Photographs; Text; Text--Personal correspondence and diaries; Text--General
    • Robert Hawley Milne Papers (Lewis University)

    • This collection comes from the estate papers of James Walter Milne (1920-2004), passed down through five generations of Milne families and relatives who lived in and loved the "Old Stone House" on East Seventh Street in Lockport. The collection...
    • Genealogy; U.S. History; Illinois and Regional History
    • Images; Images--General; Images--Photographs; Images--Technical drawings; Text; Text--Personal correspondence and diaries
    • Southern Illinois Civil War (Southern Illinois University Carbondale)

    • This digital collection consists of handwritten letters, diaries, and military orders spanning the era before, during, and after the American Civil War (1861-1865). The collection documents the southern Illinois experience of the war, and...
    • Government, Law, Politics; U.S. History; Military and War; Illinois and Regional History
    • Images; Images--General; Text; Text--Personal correspondence and diaries; Text--General
    • Swan Johnson and Josephine Peterson Letters, Swenson Center (Augustana College)

    • This digital collection contains the correspondence between Swan Johnson, a student at the Augustana Theological Seminary in Rock Island, Illinois and Josephine Peterson of Swede Bend, Iowa. Their courtship was conducted through the letters and the...
    • Biography; Genealogy; U.S. History
    • Text; Text--Personal correspondence and diaries
    • The WWII Letters of Annette Dyar Sherman (Eureka College)

    • Letters from Eureka College alumna Annette Dyar (Sherman, '41))to home, plus images from the period immediately following graduation, the "War Years."
    • Genealogy; U.S. History; Military and War; Sociology
    • Images; Images--Photographs; Text; Text--Personal correspondence and diaries
    • USF Library History (University of St. Francis)

    • This collection contains digital images of photographs, letters, newspaper articles, pamphlets and brochures pertaining to the evolution of the USF Library and the construction of the current building.
    • University and Institutional History
    • Images; Images--Photographs; Text; Text--General; Text--University publications

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