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Collection Overview

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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Pamphlet 1: Mercer County Breeders’ Association. Catalogue. First Public Sale of Short-horns. Keithsburg, IL: Times Steam Print, n.d.
Pamphlet 2: Strachan, John. Blazing the Mullan Trail., 1952
Pamphlet 3: Minutes of the Thirty-Third Anniversary of the Salem Baptist Association. Oquawka, IL:  J.B. & E.H.N. Patterson, Spectator Office, 1866
Pamphlet 4: Minutes of the Thirty-Sixth Anniversary of the Salem Baptist Association. Monmouth, IL: Atlas Steam Printing House, 1869
Pamphlet 5: Konstitution fur Swenfka Ev. Lutherfka Forfamfingen i Andover, Henry Co., Illinois. Chicago:  Star Printing Co., 1882
Pamphlet 6: Birkbeck, Morris. Letters from Illinois. Philadelphia: M. Carey and Son, 1818
Pamphlet 7: Owen, David Dale. Report of a Geological Exploration of Part of Iowa, Wisconsin, and Illinois, 1844
Pamphlet 8: Laws of the State of Illinois, Passed by the Twenty-Second General Assembly at its Extraordinary Session. Springfield: Bailhache & Baker, Printers, 1861
Pamphlet 9: Condit, Carlton. The Fossils of Illinois. Springfield, IL: Allied Printing, 1957
Pamphlet 10: Illinois Writers’ Project. Cavalcade of the American Negro, 1940
Pamphlet 11: Leonard, L.W. The North American Spelling Book, Conformed to Worcester’s Dictionary with a Progressive Series of Easy Reading Lessons.  Keene, NH:  G. & G.H. Tilden, 1846
Pamphlet 12: Eifert, Virginia. The Story of Illinois: Indian and Pioneer. Springfield, IL: Allied Printing, 1954

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