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Regional Materials

MANUSCRIPTS

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Among the manuscripts held are the papers of historian John Francis McDermott (1902-1981), labor leader Harold J. Gibbons (1910-1982), and newspaperman Carl R. Baldwin (1908-1994). The papers of East St. Louis, Illinois, mayors Alvin G. Fields, William E. Mason, and James E. Williams, Sr. have also been acquired.


METRO EAST JOURNAL MORGUE

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The morgue or newspaper clipping file of the East St. Louis Journal/Metro East Journal consists of approximately 400,000 items covering primarily the period from the middle of the century through 1979.


MADISON COUNTY, ILLINOIS NATURALIZATION RECORDS

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An assortment of nineteenth-century Madison County, Illinois naturalization records are preserved.


REGIONAL COLLECTION

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This collection of catalogued books consists of historical and contemporary works describing the communities and counties of the Metro East region and Southwestern Illinois, as well as historiographical studies and guides to archival holdings and management.


RARE BOOK COLLECTION

Access to rare books is provided through the University Archives.

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