Northern Illinois University - Founders Memorial Library
Records from family farms, rural social clubs and businesses -- Family farm records include correspondence, account books, diaries, scrapbooks, family legal documents and printed material. Rural social club and business records include minutes of meetings, programs, correspondence, histories, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings and ledgers
Chicago History Museum
This is a collection of maps relating to Cook and the adjacent counties in Illinois, or the area that was to become Cook and adjacent counties. Some maps include insets of more than one time period and this is indicated in the Contents note. Maps often show specific townships within Cook and other counties. Maps often show subdivision of areas into lots and often relate to real estate promotion and sales. Streets, railroad lines, parks, and other local features often are indicated. Maps may relate to an area before or after its annexation to these counties. A history of county boundaries in the United States is provided by the Newberry Library: http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp
University of Texas Libraries
Official proclamation certifies Lenks as a notary public in Kane County, Illinois
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
Constituent correspondence and subject files concerning legislative issues, including the Equal Rights Amendment, abortion, taxes, pension and labor legislation, and unemployment compensation
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
Correspondence, account books and diaries. Letters between John and his father, William, and Alanson House, a business partner. These letters discuss financial arrangements for the settlement of property, the construction of the dam on the river, the repair of the grist and saw mills, and the legal and financial difficulties encountered in these projects. The letters give a small account of the economic history of the area. There is mention of many of the first settlers of Kane County and family news. There are letters to Patty Maria Mallory, who became his wife. The diaries of John Van Nortwick cover the years 1848-1853, 1871-1876, 1879-1881 and 1883-1890. The entries concern the weather, travel, business matters, expenses, and people visited. The account books, 1828-1890, cover daily expenditures and receipts, stock assignments and real estate
Illinois State Library - Gwendolyn Brooks Building
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
Correspondence and diaries. Typescript and original letters, 1831-1855, of John and his father, William a contractor, and Alanson House, a business partner. These letters discuss financial arrangements for the settlement of property, the construction of the dam on the river, the repair of the grist and saw mills, and the legal and financial difficulties encountered in these projects. The letters give a small account of the economic history of the area. There is mention of many of the first settlers of Kane County and family news. The diaries of John Van Nortwick cover the years 1848-1853, 1871-1876, 1879-1881 and 1883-1890. The entries concern the weather, travel, business matters, expenses, and people visited
Town & Country Public Library District
This collection contains the working papers of Marilyn Robinson, 1931-2010, for her book The Sidewalks of Elburn. Elburn, IL: Village of Elburn, 2005. Consisting primarily of photocopies of newspaper articles. This collection is not complete and material will continue to be added
Northern Illinois University - Founders Memorial Library
Documents the activities and policies of District Two -- Includes some records from the Illinois Nurses' Association and the American Nurses' Association
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
6 documents on public land in Kane County, Illinois sold to Hezekiah Doty (3), Andrew Doty (2), and Henry Doty (1) in 1845 and 1848. Also papers for Chauncey Doty who was discharged from the 52nd Illinois Infantry in 1863 because of disability and chronic diarrhea. Includes payment information for the by then deceased Chauncey's bounty paid to his father Henry in 1871. All the land documents were signed James K. Polk, but the signatures were actually written by various secretaries

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