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    • 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
    • Canal Corridor Postcards (Lewis University)

    • This collection shows in postcards many of the structures that were around at the beginning of the twentieth century. While the majority of these postcards focus on Joliet, Illinois, and other towns along the Illinois & Michigan Canal Corridor,...
    • Art and Architecture; U.S. History; Illinois and Regional History
    • Images; Images--General
    • Carbondale Remembered Oral History (Southern Illinois University Carbondale)

    • The Carbondale Remembered Oral History Project concentrates on twentieth century Carbondale, Illinois history including: political history, architecture, education, black history, Southern Illinois Normal University (later SIU Carbondale) history,...
    • Biography; Genealogy; Illinois and Regional History; Military and War; University and Institutional History; U.S. History
    • Audio; Text; Text--General
    • Carr and Lukens Family Papers (Augustana College)

    • The Carr and Lukens families were prominent figures in Rock Island County in the 19th and 20th centuries, and they were among the first families to settle in the area.
    • Genealogy; Illinois and Regional History; U.S. History
    • Images; Images--Photographs; Text
    • CCC I & M Canal Photographs (Lewis University)

    • The CCC I&M Canal Photographs collection contains images of the work of the Civilian Conservation Corps along the I&M Canal and Illinois Waterway from 1933 to 1940. The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) was created as part of President Franklin D....
    • Illinois and Regional History; U.S. History
    • Images; Images--Photographs
    • Curt Teich Postcard Archives Digital Collection (Newberry Library)

    • More than 400,000 catalog records plus 15,000 images from the largest public collection of postcards in the U.S. The physical collection includes 2.5 million items depicting a range of subjects: rural vistas and urban skylines, tourist attractions...
    • Art and Architecture; Travel and Leisure; U.S. History
    • Images; Images--General;
    • 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
    •  Don Michel 'Insight' Radio Interviews (Southern Illinois University Carbondale)

    • A collection of 453 interviews from Don Michel’s “Insight” radio program, broadcasted on WRAJ in Anna, Illinois in the 1960s and 1970s. The collection includes interviews with national celebrities, local Southern Illinois citizens, and Southern...
    • Biography; Business and Economics; Government, Law, Politics; Health and Medicine; Illinois and Regional History; Military and War; Religion; U.S. History; University and Institutional History
    • Audio; Images; Images--Photographs
    • 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
    • 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
    • Frisk Collection of Covenant Literature (North Park University)

    • This digital collection makes accessible hard-to-find original publications that are considered to be key texts in the formation and growth of the Evangelical Covenant Church.
    • Biography; Literature; Religion; U.S. History
    • Text; Text--Books/Monographs
    • Frisk Collection of Covenant Yearbooks (North Park University)

    • The Covenant Yearbook began publication in 1885 after the first annual meeting of the Svenska Evangeliska Missions-Förbundet in Princeton, Illinois. Compiled annually, the yearbook is a record of the Evangelical Covenant Church. It contains...
    • Education; Illinois and Regional History; Religion; U.S. History; University and Institutional History
    • Text; Text--Books/Monographs; Text--General; Text--Periodicals
    • Frisk Collection of Our Covenant (North Park University)

    • Our Covenant is an annual periodical published by the Evangelical Covenant Church between 1927 and 1964. Originally published “for the purpose of bringing our young people a more intimate knowledge of our Covenant Church” (Our Covenant, 1927, p.7),...
    • Biography; Genealogy; Illinois and Regional History; Military and War; Non-U.S. History; Sociology; Travel and Leisure; University and Institutional History; U.S. History
    • Text; Text--Books/Monographs; Text--General; Text--Periodicals
    • 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

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