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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
    • Alice Elizabeth Schall Diary (Augustana College)

    • Alice Elizabeth Schall was a resident of Coe Township near Port Byron, Illinois, in the late 19th century. Her diary dates from 1 January 1880 to 31 December 1880.
    • Illinois and Regional History; Women's Studies
    • Text; Text--Personal correspondence and diaries
    • 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
    • Basil H. Messler Diary (Augustana College)

    • This collection includes the diary, February 1864-January 1865, of Basil H. Messer, a Union Army soldier in the Mississippi Marine Brigade and First Battalion Calvary Regiment in the United States Civil War.
    • Illinois and Regional History; Military and War; U.S. History
    • Text; Text--Personal correspondence and diaries
    • Charles Sengstock Jr. Chicago Jazz & Dance Band Research (Roosevelt University)

    • Digitization of the files used to research the author's books "That toddlin' town : Chicago's white dance bands and orchestras, 1900-1950" and "Jazz music in Chicago's early south-side theaters". Includes newspaper clippings, photos, publicity...
    • African American Studies; Biography; Illinois and Regional History; Performing Arts
    • Images; Images--Photographs; Text; Text--Personal correspondence and diaries
    • Chicago Training School Records (Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary)

    • The Chicago Training School for City, Home, and Foreign Missions, was established in 1885 under the leadership of Lucy Rider Meyer, and her husband, Josiah Shelley Meyer. The school’s purpose was to educate Christian women as leaders and social...
    • Education; Illinois and Regional History; Religion; Sociology; University and Institutional History; Women's Studies
    • Images; Images--Photographs; Text; Text--Books/Monographs; Text--Periodicals; Text--Personal correspondence and diaries; Text--University publications
    • 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
    • Edward E. Ayer Digital Collection (Newberry Library)

    • As a collection of general Americana, the Newberry’s Edward E. Ayer Collection is one of the best in the country and one of the strongest collections on American Indians in the world. In 1911, Edward E. Ayer (1841-1927) donated more than 17,000...
    • Ethnology and Anthropology; Illinois and Regional History; Maps and Geography; U.S. History
    • Images; Images--Photographs; Images--General; Maps; Text; Text--Personal correspondence and diaries; Text--Books/Monographs
    • Elizabeth Harrison-Chicago Kindergarten Movement (National-Louis University)

    • This collection focuses on the history of the Kindergarten Movement in Chicago, the history of education reform in the 19th and 20th centuries and National-Louis University's role in these developments.
    • Education; Illinois and Regional History; University and Institutional History
    • Images; Images--General; Images--Photographs; Text; Text--Books/Monographs; Text--Finding aids and inventories; Text--Periodicals; Text--Personal correspondence and diaries; Text--Student publications
    •  Eugene Sparrow Papers (Meadville Lombard Theological School)

    • This collection contains the papers of African American Unitarian minister and activist Eugene Sparrow. It includes personal documents, correspondence, work documents, and sermons. The collection dates from 1944-1978, with the bulk of materials...
    • African American Studies; Religion
    • Images; Images--Photographs; 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
    • Frisk Collection of Alaska Mission Journals (North Park University)

    • This collection presents English- and Swedish-language diaries and logbooks kept by Evangelical Covenant Church (ECC) missionaries in Alaska during the period 1893 to 1915, along with several English translations of the Swedish originals. These...
    • Ethnology and Anthropology; Genealogy; Maps and Geography; Sociology; Travel and Leisure; U.S. History; University and Institutional History
    • Text; Text--Books/Monographs; Text--Personal correspondence and diaries
    • General Leonard Fulton Ross Papers (Western Illinois University)

    • This collection documents Ross' life, focusing on his early business dealings, Civil War-era correspondence, and post-war agricultural and livestock breeding career. It offers unique insight into nineteenth century life in Fulton County and...
    • Biography; Government, Law, Politics; Illinois and Regional History; Military and War; U.S. History
    • Text; Text--Personal correspondence and diaries
    •  Gould D. Molineaux Diaries (Augustana College)

    • Gould D. Molineaux (1835?-1883) served in Company E of the 8th Illinois Volunteer Infantry. He fought the duration of the Civil War, including many important battles during the Vicksburg Campaign. This collection contains Molineaux’s diaries...
    • Illinois and Regional History; Military and War; U.S. History
    • Images; Images--Photographs; Text; Text--Personal correspondence and diaries
    • Hans Westerlund Papers (Augustana College)

    • Hans Westerlund (1842-1874) was a Swedish-American Civil War soldier who served in Company C of the 43rd Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment (also known as the "Koerner Regiment") for the U.S. Army. The Hans Westerlund papers contain...
    • Genealogy; Illinois and Regional History; Military and War; U.S. History
    • Images; Images--Portraits; 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

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