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MC. Manuscript Collections

 Record Group
Identifier: MC

Found in 124 Collections and/or Records:

MC 104. Eva Humphrey Lacey Postcard Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-104
Scope and Contents A collection of approximately 500 postcards received and collected by Eva M. Humphrey of Athens and Chandlerville, Illinois. They were sent to Eva by family and friends and were postmarked between the years of 1906-1913. Many feature photographic scenes from towns and cities around Illinois and other parts of the United States. There are also general greeting cards, romantic cards, holiday greetings, as well as "Best Wishes" cards for Eva’s wedding to her husband Pascal ("Pack") Lacey in...
Dates: Created: 1906-1913; Other: Date acquired: 01/07/2014

MC 105. Bart Jan Bok Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MC-105
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of the original cassette tapes and CD's of Bart Jan Bok's lectures and classes while on the campus of Sangamon State University.  Bok was a nationally known visiting astronomer with astronomy Professor Charles Schweighauser.

Dates: Created: 1972-1978; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2013

MC 106. American Association of University Women Springfield, IL Branch records

 Collection — 1 box
Identifier: MC-106
Scope and Contents American Association of University Women Springfield Branch (AAUW-S) records 2007-2016, including meeting minutes, budget documents, membership lists, by-law revisions, branch publicity and publications, lobbying records, and the branch president’s email communications. Also documented are the AAUW-S’s efforts to get the Equal Rights Amendment ratified in Illinois (2014) and publications of the national AAUW organization, 2014-2016, including the magazine ...
Dates: Created: 2007-2016; Other: Majority of material found in 2014-2016; Other: Date acquired: 08/12/2016

MC 107. Grayton Mansion (Taylorville, IL) Photos

 File — 1 box
Identifier: MC-107
Scope and Contents This collection includes a wide variety of interior and exterior views of Grayton, a mansion that stood in Taylorville, Illinois, from 1911 to 1962. Grayton was built (1911-1913) by Taylorville banker Eugene A. Vandeveer (1853-1915) and designed by Chicago architect Frederick Wainwright Perkins (1866-1929).The three story, 27-room, stucco and timber Tudor style house stood on twenty acres, including formal gardens, a swimming pool, biergarten, garage house, carriage house, and stables....
Dates: Created: 1915-1960; Other: Date acquired: 05/22/2017

MC 111. Victor Pearn Poetry Collection

 Collection — 8 Boxes, Box: 1-8, Folder: 1-49
Identifier: MC -111

MC01. David Needham Family Collection, 1875-1944

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MC-01
Scope and Contents

Legal documents including mortgages and warranty deeds for land in Cass County, Illinois, relating to several generations of the Needham family of Virginia, Illinois. Names included are David Needham, James Needham, Cecilia Needham, George S. Needham, Jannett Needham, and Nancy E. Needham. Others include Robert D. Taylor, William Henry Taylor, David and Ann Wight, and Thomas S. Williamson.

Dates: Created: 1875 - 1944; Other: Date acquired: 11/00/1978

MC02. Audubon General Store Ledgers, 1857-1865

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MC-02
Scope and Contents

General store located in Audubon, Montgomery County, Illinois.

Accounts of daily sales including names of buyers, items purchased, date of transaction, price of goods, and amount paid on individual accounts.

Dates: Created: 1857 - 1865; Other: Date acquired: 12/00/1978

MC03. William H. Read Business Records, 1900-1902

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MC-03
Scope and Contents

William H. Read, Posting Ledger, 1 volume, 1900-02. W.H. Read and Company, a brokerage firm specializing in grain, stocks, and provisions. Ledger contains customer accounts and records of payments made and received.

Stock and grain brokerage company established in 1897. Located at 512 1/2 East Adams, Springfield. Accounts of commodities, businesses, banks and individuals who did business with the company.

Dates: Created: 1900 - 1902; Other: Date acquired: 12/00/1979

MC04. Abrams Collection of Historic Newspapers, 1917-1973

Identifier: MC-04
Scope and Contents

Optometrist James Abrams and his wife, Edith, collected newspapers after moving to Arthur, Illinois in 1916.

The collection includes copies of the Chicago Daily Tribune and other Illinois and Midwestern newspapers featuring historical headlines, particularly World War II, D-Day, and the Korean War.

Dates: Created: 1917 - 1973; Other: Date acquired: 03/00/1979

MC05. Harry Hueser Papers, ca. 1890-1978

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MC-05
Scope and Contents Free lance and commercial artist. Resided in mental hospitals and other institutions since 1931. One hundred and fifty five drawings with annotations in pencil and ink depicting Hueser's memories of growing up in Chillicothe, Illinois, and Fort Madison Iowa; his education at the University of Illinois and the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts; career as a commercial artist with studios in Chicago, and Mt Vernon, New York; and family life with wife, Edith Marjorie Paradise. ...
Dates: Created: 1890 - 1978; Other: Date acquired: 06/21/1979