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  • Tags: History--19th Century

Mudge Family Collection

Mudge Collection.pdf
The Mudge Family Collection contains six scrapbooks of newspaper clippings about the Civil War labeled 'Incidents in the War of Abolition' by Susan Hotchkiss Mudge (Mrs. Solomon Mudge).

Solomon and Susan Mudge were from New England but lived in…

N.O. (Nils Olas) Nelson Collection

N.O. Nelson Collection.pdf
This collection contains correspondence, clippings, photographs, etc. related to the life of N.O. Nelson of the N.O. Nelson Manufacturing Company in St. Louis, Missouri and the founder of Leclaire, Illinois in 1890, a model company town founded on…

Richland Creek Flood Collection

Richland Creek Flood Collection.pdf
This collection contains transcripts and tapes of interviews concerning the Richland Creek Flood in Belleville, Illinois, 1957. Copies of articles from newspapers on earlier floods in the 1880s and 1897, 1904, 1908, 1911, 1918, 1922, 1942, 1946 are…

Winfield Scott Palmer Collection

Palmer Collection.pdf
This collection contains the original letters, clippings, scrapbooks, and account books of the Palmer family and primarily Winfield Scott Palmer of Litchfield, Illinois. It also includes three ledgers and diaries of Winfield Palmer for 1871-1898.

Yoch Family Collection

Yoch Collection.pdf
This collection contains the genealogy and history of the Yoch family (1847-1978) from the time Chrisian and Katherine Yoch came to Belleville, Illinois from Germany in 1847. It also contains materials related to the Yoch Coal Mine.

Adolphus P. Wolf Collection

Adolphus P Wolf Collection.pdf
This collection contains correspondence and personal papers of Adolphus P. Wolf and his family. Adolphus Wolf was an Edwardsville, Illinois native and a veteran of the Civil War who served from 1862-1865.

Wiggins Ferry Company Ledger Book

Wiggins Ferry Company.pdf
The Wiggins Ferry Company operated a steam-powered ferry transporting individuals across the Mississippi River to and from Missouri and Illinois. In addition to the ferry, the Wiggins Ferry Company also developed depots, warehouses, and railroad…

Ebenezer Rodgers Collection

RODGER.pdf
This collection consists of the handwritten sermons of Ebenezer Rodgers, 1820-1830 and his personal account books.

Ebenezer Rodgers was born in Monmouthshire, England in 1788. He was educated in ministry in England before traveling to America in…

Jacob and Edith Sheets Collection

Sheets Family Collection.pdf
This collection consists of miscellaneous correspondence, letters, and postcards from 1845-1909, of the Jacob Sheets family of Vermillion, Illinois. Jacob and his wife Edith migrated from the western portion of Virginia to Indiana and then to…