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Title: Richard J. Nelson Collection

ID: RHC/RC/019

Extent: 10.0 Linear Feet

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Richard Nelson, former president of Northern Illinois University, collected published books and pamphlets, cartographic records, and nineteenth-century broadsides depicting the history of the Old Northwest Terribory.  The printed volumes concentrate on three areas: Illinois history, Lincolniana, and Chicago history.  Most of this collection is housed in Founders Memorial Library but several hundred volumes may be found in the Center's reference and map collections.  The reference works include many rate local and institutional histories.  A shelflist iof the reference works is available along with a calendar of the maps.

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Box 1: Pamphlets
Pamphlet 1: Belting, Natalia Maree. The French Villages of the Illinois Country. Canada, n.d., 1943
Pamphlet 2: Baker, George A.  The St. Joseph-Kankakee Portage. South Bend, IN: Northern Indiana Historical Society, 1899
Pamphlet 3: The Expedition Against the Sauk and Fox Indians 1832.  New York, 1914
Pamphlet 4: Radebaugh, William. The Boundary Dispute Between Illinois and Wisconsin.  Chicago, 1904
Pamphlet 5: Poggi, Edith Muriel. The Prairie Province of Illinois: A Study of Human Adjustment to the Natural Environment. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois, 1934
Pamphlet 6: Edwards, Illinois Governor Ninian. Message from the Governor of Illinois to the General Assembly at the December Session, 1828.Vandalia, IL: Robert Blackwell, 1828
Pamphlet 7: Oglesby, Illinois Governor Richard J.. Illinois Governor's Message, Jan. 4, 1869. Springfield, IL: State of Illinois, 1869., 1869
Pamphlet 8: Small, Illinois Governor Len. Biennial Message of Governor Len Small of Illinois delivered to the 55th General Assembly. Springfield, IL: Allied Printing, 1927
Pamphlet 9: Small, Illinois Governor Len. Biennial Message of Governor Len Small of Illinois delivered to the 56th General Assembly. Springfield, IL: Allied Printing, 1929
Pamphlet 10: Emmerson, Illinois Governor Louis L. Biennial Message and Quadrennial Report to the General Assembly. Springfield, IL:  Journal Printing Co., 1933
Pamphlet 11: Substance of the Remarks of Mr. Edwards, of Illinois, in the Senate of the United States. City of Washington: Edward de Krafft, 1822
Pamphlet 12: Birkbeck, Morris. An Appeal to the People of Illinois on the Question of a Convention.  Shawneetown, IL:  C. Jones, 1823
Pamphlet 13: Douglas, Stephen A. Remarks of Mr. Douglas, of Illinois, on the Compromise Measures and His Speech on the “Measures of Adjustment”. Washington: Jonathan T. Towers, 1852
Pamphlet 14: Brown, William H. An Historical Sketch of the Early Movement in Illinois for the Legalization of Slavery. Chicago: Fergus Printing Company, 1876
Pamphlet 15: Hodges, Carl G. and Levene, Helene H. Illinois Negro History Makers. Chicago: Illinois Emancipation Centennial Commission, 1964
Pamphlet 16: Norton, W.T. Edward Coles: Second Governor of Illinois, 1786-1868. Philadelphia:  J.B. Lippincott Company, 1911
Pamphlet 17: Review of the Life and Public Services of Shelby M. Cullom. Chicago: P. F. Pettibone & Co., n.d., n.d.
Pamphlet 18: Wallace, Joseph. Memorial Address on the Life and Professional Character of Hon. Benjamin S. Edwards. Springfield, IL: Old Settlers’ Telephone Print, 1887
Pamphlet 19: Adams, Frederick Upham. The Story of Edward Hines, 1912

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