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American Broadsides from Pre-Revolution to Post Civil War

Overview

Scope and Contents

Biographical Note

Adminstrative Information

Detailed Description

Pre-American Civil War / Slavery

American Civil War Years

Post American Civil War / Reconstruction

American Business and Commerce, Pre Revolution and Early Republic

American Business and Commerce

Business and Commerce

Reports and Letters of Revolution Era/ Early Republic

Jacksonian Era

Native Americans

Presidential Proclamations

Presidential Campaign Materials

Presidential / Political, reports and songs

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American Broadsides from Pre-Revolution to Post Civil War, 1790-1924 | Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center

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Collection Overview

Title: American Broadsides from Pre-Revolution to Post Civil War, 1790-1924Add to your cart.

ID: 1/6/MSS 247

Primary Creator: Berol, Alfred C., (1892-1974.)

Extent: 4.8 Linear Feet

Arrangement: Arranged by topic.

Date Acquired: 00/00/1969

Subjects: Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893., Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908., Confederate States of America. - Army, Confederate States of America. - Army - Pay, allowances, records, Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933., France. - Foreign relations - United States, Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841 - Death and burial, Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964, Indians of North America - Treaties, Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870., McKinley, William, 1843-1901., Posters, Proclamations, Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919., Slave bills of sale., Slavery - United States - History, United States - Foreign relations - France, United States - Fugitive slave law 1850, United States - History, United States - History - 18th century, United States - History - 19th century, United States - History - 20th century, United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865, United States - History - Military, United States - History - War of 1812, Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924

Forms of Material: Advertisements, Broadsides., Political cartoons, United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Songs and music

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection includes materials related to business and commerce, slave transactions, military orders during both the War of 1812 and the American Civil War, as well as treaties with Native American tribes.  Newspapers, banking notes, propaganda leaflets, and presidential proclamations are also found within the collection.

Biographical Note

Alfred C. Berol (1892-1974), who assembled this collection of broadsides, was president of the Eagle Pencil Company (later named Berol Corporation) of Bristol, Connecticut.  He was an avid collector of a wide array of rare books and manuscripts

Subject/Index Terms

Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893.
Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908.
Confederate States of America. - Army
Confederate States of America. - Army - Pay, allowances, records
Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933.
France. - Foreign relations - United States
Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841 - Death and burial
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964
Indians of North America - Treaties
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870.
McKinley, William, 1843-1901.
Posters
Proclamations
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919.
Slave bills of sale.
Slavery - United States - History
United States - Foreign relations - France
United States - Fugitive slave law 1850
United States - History
United States - History - 18th century
United States - History - 19th century
United States - History - 20th century
United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865
United States - History - Military
United States - History - War of 1812
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924

Administrative Information

Repository: Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center

Access Restrictions: Unrestricted access.

Use Restrictions: To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the World Wide Web, any material from this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical property and (2) the holder of the copyright.  Persons wishing to quote from this collection should consult Special Collections Research Center to determine copyright holders for information in this collection.  Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original.

Acquisition Source: Donation.

Acquisition Method: In the winter of 1969, Alfred Berol donated this collection to Morris Library's Special Collections Research Center at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. He made contact with Dr. Ralph McCoy, and arranged for the delivery of the collection in which Mr. Berol titled, "Broadsides of American Historical Interest," containing materials from before the American Revolution, to the booming industrial age of the United States.

Related Materials: Alfred C. Berol Collection of United States Presidential Signatures, Special Collections Research Center, Morris Library, Southern Illinois University Carbondale;  Alfred C. Berol Collection of Lewis Carroll, Bobst Library, New York University Libraries, NY, NY.

Preferred Citation: American Broadsides from Pre-Revolution to Post Civil War, Special Collections Research Center, Morris Library, Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

Processing Information: Processing completed by Matt Borowicz in October 2006.  Encoded by Pam Hackbart-Dean October 2006.


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[Series 5: American Business and Commerce, 1830-1890],
[Series 6: Business and Commerce],
[Series 7: Reports and Letters of Revolution Era/ Early Republic],
[Series 8: Jacksonian Era],
[Series 9: Native Americans],
[Series 10: Presidential Proclamations],
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Series 12: Presidential / Political, reports and songsAdd to your cart.
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Folder 16: Report of the Office of the Commissioners of Accounts, 1793 June 29Add to your cart.
The Commissioners appointed to execute the several acts of Congress, to provide more effectually for the settlement of the accounts between the United States, and the individual States, D. Dandridge, Secretary of the President of the United States.  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Folder 17: Song lyrics "The Wooden Beast" and "Jackson's Victory"Add to your cart.
Sold by L. Deming, corner of Merchant's Row & Market Square, Boston, Massachusetts.
Folder 18: Proclamation of the United States, 1822 June 24; 1882 July 1Add to your cart.
France and the United States enter into an agreement for commerce and shipping. Articles of the Proclamation lay out duties on goods and what goods are not to be taxed. Weights, measurements given to help regulate the shipping of commercial goods. John Quincy Adams, Secretary of State, and James Monroe, President of the United States.
Folder 19: Newspaper, "The War", 1812 November 14Add to your cart.
Vol. I. No. 21, New York. Published by S. Woodworth and Co. Contains letters from commanding officers in the field during the war with the British in 1812.
Folder 20: National hymn, 1841 May 14Add to your cart.
Composed to be sung on the 14th of May 1841; the day recommended by the President, to be set apart as a day of fasting and prayer, by the people of the United States, on account of the death of Gen. (President) William Henry Harrison. By: L. Griffing
Folder 21: Funeral card for William Harrison, 1841 April 10Add to your cart.
Our Nation Mourns, A Hero Gone, Gen. William Henry Harrison. Born at Berkley, Virginia, Feb 9th, 1773. Inaugurated President of the United States, March 4th, 1841. Died April 4th, 1841, aged 68 years, 1 month, 15 days. The Melancholy occasion, solemnized at New York.
Folder 22: Picture postcare of William Henry Harrison, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 23: Tickets/inviation to President William Harrison's funeral service, 1841 April 13Add to your cart.
This card will admit you into Christ Church, to witness the funeral solemnities on the occasion of the death of William Henry Harrison, late President of the United States.
Folder 24: General order number 30, 1846 March 8Add to your cart.
Corpus Christie, Texas. From General Zachary Taylor (President). Written in Spanish during the Mexican American War.
Folder 25: Testimony of John Tyler, Whig candidate for Vice-President given in United States Senate, 1819 April 6Add to your cart.
Against the swindling paper banking system, and in favor of a specie sub-treasury
Folder 26: Newspaper flyer, undatedAdd to your cart.
"Who Shall Be Vice-President? Shall He Be A Loyal Or A Disloyal Man?" Commentary on Andrew Johnson and the Civil War, elections and the state of the war. Published by the National Union Executive Committee, Astor House, New York
Folder 27: Instructions to Captain Simeon Haley, Commander of the Private Armed Boat, circa 1812Add to your cart.
Called the True Blooded Yankee.  Instructions for the Private Armed Vessels of the United States. Signed by James Monroe, Secretary of State.
Folder 28: United States congressional act, 1789 MarchAdd to your cart.
Congress of the United States, Begun and Held at the City of New-York, On Wednesday, the fourth of March, 1789. An act providing for the expense which may attend negotiations or treaties with the Indian Tribes, and the appointment of commissioners for managing the same. Frederick Augustus Muhlenberg, Speaker of the House of Representatives, John Adams, Vice-President and President of the Senate, and George Washington, President of the United States. Approved, August the 20th, 1789.
Folder 29: An act to repeal part of the act concerning consuls and vice-consuls, 1804 March 27Add to your cart.
An Act to repeal a part of the act entitled "An Act Supplementary to the act concerning Consuls and Vice-Consuls, and for the further protection of American Seamen." Nathaniel Macon, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Jesse Franklin, President of the Senate pro tempore, and Thomas Jefferson, President of the United States. Approved March 27, 1804.
Folder 30: Commonwealth of Massachusetts to the selectmen of the Town of Marshfield in the District of Plymouth and Barnstable, 1790 June 18Add to your cart.
John Hancock

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[Series 1: Pre-American Civil War / Slavery, 1817-1852],
[Series 2: American Civil War Years, 1861-1865],
[Series 3: Post American Civil War / Reconstruction],
[Series 4: American Business and Commerce, Pre Revolution and Early Republic],
[Series 5: American Business and Commerce, 1830-1890],
[Series 6: Business and Commerce],
[Series 7: Reports and Letters of Revolution Era/ Early Republic],
[Series 8: Jacksonian Era],
[Series 9: Native Americans],
[Series 10: Presidential Proclamations],
[Series 11: Presidential Campaign Materials],
[Series 12: Presidential / Political, reports and songs],
[Box 5],
[Box 6],
[All]

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