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Clarendon Van Norman Jr. Collection of Ephemera (Digitized Content)

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  • An Account of the Landed Estate, House, and Other Property of Jubilee College
    Multi-Page Item | 4 pages | 1842A circular entitled "An Account of the Landed Estate, House, and Other Property of Jubilee College" written by Bishop Samuel Chase. The circular includes the original statement and an additional statement published on April 29, 1842 in Brimfield, Illinois. A floor plan for Jubilee's chapel and seminary is also included with the circular.
  • Act of Incorporation of the Pike County Mutual Fire Insurance Company
    Image | 1837A political circular of the "Act of Incorporation of the Pike County Mutual Fire Insurance Company" created by the Illinois General Assembly and printed by I. R. Butts in Boston, Massachusetts in 1837.
  • An Act to Incorporate the City and Bank of Cairo in the State of Illinois
    Multi-Page Item | 15 pages | 1836A pamphlet entitled "An Act to Incorporate the City and Bank of Cairo in the State of Illinois" published by Blair and Rives in Washington, D.C. in 1836.
  • Address of the Democratic Central Committee to the Voters of Cass and Menard Counties
    Multi-Page Item | 4 pages | 1858A circular entitled "Address of the Democratic Central Committee to the Voters of Cass and Menard Counties" published by the Democratic Central Committee in Petersburg, Illinois on October 20, 1858. This circular contains the Committee's response to candidate G. U. Miles's positions on political issues and other Democratic candidates.
  • Address of the Republican Central Committee to the People of Schuyler County
    Multi-Page Item | 6 pages | 1856A pamphlet entitled "Address of the Republican Central Committee to the People of Schuyler County" published by the Schuyler Citizen in Rushville, Illinois in August 1856. This document explains various policies and issues in the Republican Party for the election in 1856.
  • Address to the Patrons of the Illinois Daily Journal
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages | 1849A document entitled "Address to the Patrons of the Illinois Daily Journal" containing a poem dated January 1, 1849.
  • Agency for the Location of Military Land Warrants, in Iowa, Wisconsin and Illinois
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages | 1851A circular entitled "Agency for the Location of Military Land Warrants, in Iowa, Wisconsin and Illinois" in which John W. Taylor advertises land "in a section of the country that is rapidly filling up with enterprising citizens and fast increasing in value." This land was offered specifically to "the surviving, or the widow or minor children of deceased commissioned officers...
  • Ann P. Messenger funeral notice
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages | 1847An invitation "to attend the Funeral of Mrs. Ann P. Messenger" in Belleville, Illinois on April 24, 1847. This document is dated April 23, 1847.
  • Annual exhibition of Shurtleff College
    Multi-Page Item | 4 pages | 1856A program of the "Annual Exhibition, Shurtleff College. Friday evening, March 21, 1856" including music and prayer. This event was held in Alton, Illinois.
  • A. P. Field letter to Clerk of the Circuit Court of Clark County
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages | 1833A letter to the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Clark County from A. P. Field providing "one copy of the general Laws, passed at the last session of the General Assembly of this State" to be given "to some officer in the county" for distribution. This letter was printed by the Department of State in Vandalia, Illinois and dated July 14, 1833.
  • Argument of C. H. Moore
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages | 0A circular entitled "Argument of C. H. Moore" describing C. H. Moore's position "against the Pre-Emption Claim of Thomas J. Bunn" who falsely inhabited land in Danville, Illinois in 1855.
  • Argument of the State Superintendent of Common Schools of the State of Illinois
    Multi-Page Item | 16 pages | 1855A pamphlet entitled "Argument of the State Superintendent of Common Schools of the State of Illinois, in favor of a plan for a school system for the State of Illinois" created by State Superintendent of Public Instruction Ninian W. Edwards. This document was printed by Lanphier and Walker in Springfield, Illinois in 1855.
  • Atlas Supplement
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages | 0A special edition newspaper entitled "Atlas Supplement, Sep. 12" containing various articles, advertisements, and poetry circa 1870s.
  • Banner Extra: Clay County tax list
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages | 1852A list of unpaid taxes in Clay County published on May 4, 1852. Each list of taxes was signed and published by the Illinois state auditor and circulated in newspaper publications such as the "Banner---Extra" as required by law. This newspaper was published by John F. Buntin in Olney, Illinois and includes advertisements for various land sales.
  • Batavia Institute
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages | 1857A circular entitled "Batavia Institute" advertising the faculty, academic courses, and cost of attending the school in Batavia, Illinois. E. P. Scott was the Principal. This circular was printed by Wilson & Cockroft in Geneva, Illinois in 1857.
  • Belleville Advocate Extra funeral notice of Adam Snyder
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages | 1842A clipping from the "Belleville Advocate Extra" of Adam Snyder's obituary and invitation to his funeral to be held on May 16, 1842. The article was published on May 14, 1842 in Belleville, Illinois.
  • Berean College picnic party
    Multi-Page Item | 3 pages | 0An invitation from Berean College "to attend a picnic at Mr. J. Rector's Grove, Friday May 29th, at 9 o'clock A. M." in Jacksonville, Illinois.
  • A bill to grant to the State of Illinois a right of way through the public lands of the United States
    Multi-Page Item | 4 pages | 1846A political unofficial report entitled "A bill to grant to the State of Illinois a right of way through the public lands of the United States, and for other purposes" issued by the Senate on December 17, 1846.
  • Briggs and White catalogue
    Multi-Page Item | 4 pages | 1854A circular advertising the catalogue of "Briggs and White, Commission Merchants, Manufacturers and Wholesale Dealers in Plan & Painted Wooden, Willow & Cedar Ware" located in Chicago, Illinois in 1854. 2 copies.
  • By-Laws of the Robison Guards, Co. K, 4th Reg. I. N. G., at Ellisville, Ill.
    Multi-Page Item | 12 pages | 0A pamphlet entitled "By-Laws of the Robison Guards, Co. K, 4th Reg. I. N. G., at Ellisville, Ill." created by the Robison Guards and printed by Herald Print in Prairie City, Illinois circa 1866.
  • Campaign Song for Abraham Lincoln
    Multi-Page Item | 6 pages | 1864A music score entitled "Campaign Song for Abraham Lincoln" by James Edward Haynes and published by H. M. Higgins in Chicago, Illinois in 1864.
  • Canal ball invitation
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages | 1845An invitation entitled "Canal Ball" for a company gathering "at the Mansion House, on Thursday, the 13th instant" in Ottawa, Illinois. This document is dated March 7, 1845.
  • Captain William S. Garthwait funeral notice
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages | 1858An invitation to attend the funeral of Captain William S. Garthwait on Tuesday, January 26, 1858. The invitation is dated January 24, 1858.
  • Carrier's Address To the Patrons of the Illinoian
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages | 1842A document entitled "Carrier's Address, To the Patrons of The Illinoian" containing a poem by Miss Goudy dated January 1, 1842.
  • Carrier's Annual Address to the Patrons of The Knox Republican
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages | 1858A document entitled "Carrier's Annual Address to the Patrons of The Knox Republican," a poem published in Knoxville, Illinois on January 1, 1858.
  • Certificate of the Justices of the Supreme Court
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages | 1858A "Certificate of the Justices of the Supreme Court" issued by the Justices J. D. Caton, O. C. Skinner, and Sidney Breese. This certificate approves the "Statutes of Illinois, compiled by Scates, Treat, and Blackwell" in Springfield, Illinois on February 6, 1858.
  • Champaign County advertisement and stationery
    Multi-Page Item | 4 pages | 0A piece of stationery and an advertisement for Champaign County, Illinois and "The Central Ill. gazette, a Farmer's Home Journal Devoted to Agriculture, New, Temperance, Politics, and the Topics of the Day." A map of the Illinois Central Railroad and Great Western Railroad tracks in Champaign County is included. The stationery contains a letter written by a woman about her f...
  • Chapin's Cheap Book House trade card
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages | 0A trade card entitled "Chapin's Cheap Book House" advertising "the original old book house" by H. D. Chapin in Chicago, Illinois. This card is two-sided and printed on pink paper.
  • Charter of the Illinois Mutual Fire Insurance Company
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages | 1843A poster of the "Charter of the Illinois Mutual Fire Insurance Company" with amendments and by-laws approved by the Speaker of the House of Representatives Samuel Hackleton and Speaker of the Senate, John Moore on March 4, 1843. Illinois Secretary of State Thompson Campbell approved the charter on March 22, 1843 in Springfield, Illinois.
  • Charter of the Illinois Mutual Fire Insurance Company
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages | 1839A poster of the "Charter of the Illinois Mutual Fire Insurance Company. Approved: February 23, 1839" in Alton, Illinois.
  • Chicago and Burlington Rail Road Line circular
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages | 1856A circular from the Chicago and Burlington Rail Road Line General Freight Office informing "agents on this line are hereby authorized to make a deduction of twenty per center from tariff rates on all corn shipped to Chicago" and "on grain." This circular is dated May 6, 1856.
  • Chicago and Rock Island Railroad Company lands for use
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages | 1853A letter to Matthew Eagan from the Commissioners Elmer Baldwin, William Cullen, and Charles H. Sutphen informing him that "the appropriation of certain lands and lots for the use of the Chicago and Rock Island Railroad Company, has been duly filed in the office of the Clerk of Circuit Court, of the county of La Salle," Illinois, dated January 3, 1853.
  • The Chicago Journal circular
    Multi-Page Item | 3 pages | 1847A circular for "The Chicago Journal" by Wilson & Geer encouraging more support for additional subscribers through Honorary George W. Powers in Decatur, Illinois. This document is dated March 1847.
  • Chicago, St. Paul and Fond du Lac Railroad advertisement
    Multi-Page Item | 3 pages | 0An advertisement for the Chicago, St. Paul & Fond du Lac Railroad travel from Chicago, Illinois to St. Paul, Minnesota circa 1855.
  • Chicago Wire Works
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages | 1855An advertisement entitled "Chicago Wire Works, no. 46" presenting prices for various goods from "Snow & Hodge, Proprietors." This advertisement was published by the Chicago Democrat in Chicago, Illinois in 1855.
  • Circular of Alton College of Illinois
    Multi-Page Item | 4 pages | 1835A "Circular of Alton College of Illinois" describing the origins and plans of the college, including "annual expenses," "college class," and "terms and vacations." This circular was written by John M. Peck in Alton, Illinois on December 1, 1835.
  • Col. Ellsworth's Funeral March
    Multi-Page Item | 8 pages | 1861A music score entitled "Col. Ellsworth's Funeral March" dedicated to Francis C. Brownell by Sep. Winner and published by Lee & Walker in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1861.
  • The College Spirit
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages | 1850A song entitled "The College Spirit" written by L. H. Sigourney of Hartford, Connecticut for "the laying of the Corner Stone of the new edifice at McKendree College, Lebanon, Illinois, July 17th, 1850.
  • Consumers Bulletin of City Water, Light and Power Department, vol. 3, no. 8
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages | 1939A periodical entitled "Consumers Bulletin of City Water, Light and Power Department" including an article on Nicholas Vachel Lindsay, his memorial, and its sculptor, Adrien Voisin. The document was published in Springfield, Illinois in August 1939.
  • Crawford County tax list
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages | 1848A list of unpaid taxes in Crawford County published on August 11, 1848. Each list of taxes was signed and published by the Crawford County Sheriff Leonard D. Cullom in Robinson, Illinois and circulated in newspaper publications such as "Banner--Extra" as required by law.