4 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Illinois--Politics and government--To 1865.

  1. Herndon-Weik collection of Lincolniana, circa 1824-1933

    4,600 items. 36 containers. 10 linear feet. 15 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection composed of the papers of Abraham Lincoln, United States president, United States representative from Illinois, and lawyer; William Henry Herndon, Lincoln's law partner, collector, and biographer from Springfield, Illinois; and Jesse William Weik, lawyer of Greencastle, Indiana, and coauthor of Herndon's Lincoln. Includes records (1933) of the Weik Manuscript Corporation and...

  2. Hanna-McCormick family papers, 1792-1985

    47,300 items ; 145 containers plus 13 oversize ; 66.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, diary and notebook fragments, speeches, financial records, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers focusing chiefly on the political activities of Ruth Hanna McCormick Simms. Also includes correspondence of Marcus Alonzo Hanna relating to Ohio and national politics and also to his personal and business affairs. Other papers concern the Chicago Tribune and its publishers,...

  3. Mary Church Terrell papers, 1851-1962

    13,000 items ; 51 containers plus 1 oversize ; 22.5 linear feet ; 34 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    African-American civil rights leader, lecturer, and educator. Correspondence, diaries, printed material, clippings, speeches and writings, and other papers focusing primarily on Terrell's career as an advocate of women's rights and equal treatment for African Americans.

  4. Republican campaign collection, 1902-1926

    2,800 items ; 8 containers ; 3.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, financial papers, notes, reports, charts, lists and rosters, printed material, photographs, and other papers relating mainly to the presidential campaigns of William H. Taft and Charles Evans Hughes and the congressional campaigns of William Brown McKinley, a United States representative from Illinois.