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Albert Ede family papers

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Scope and Contents

Biographical Note

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Detailed Description

Biographical materials of Albert B. Ede, including military correspondence

Maps and atlases


Albert Ede family papers, 1863-1956 | Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center

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Collection Overview

Title: Albert Ede family papers, 1863-1956Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1945-1953

ID: 1/6/MSS 351

Primary Creator: Albert B. Ede (1893-1972)

Extent: 2.0 Boxes

Arrangement: Arranged in two general series: 1) biographical materials of Albert B. Ede and 2) maps and atlases.

Subjects: Southern Illinois History, Southern Illinois State Normal University - Alumni and alumnae

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Ede Family Papers consist primarily of 1) military correspondences of Albert B. Ede, as well as a few of his educational materials, including two large diplomas, and 2) an assortment of maps, mainly of Union County, Illinois.

Biographical Note

Albert Ede, born March 8, 1893, in St. Louis, Missouri, was the adopted son of George A. and Mary Ede.  He and his brother, George D. Ede, also adopted, owned the Cobden Machine Works, Inc., a metal fabrication shop started by their father in 1885. Albert Ede was a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

Albert enlisted in the Army in August 1917 and was commissioned a second lieutenant. He attended Southern Illinois Normal University and is pictured in the 1918 Obelisk as “Lieutenant Albert B. Ede, Coast Artillery Corps, American Expeditionary Forces.” He served several years of active duty and 33 years in the Reserve Corps, rising to the rank of Colonel.

Colonel Ede was a graduate both of SIUC and Purdue University. Later he remained involved with Southern as a member of the SIU Athletic Council, SIU Alumni Association, and the SIU Foundation. Ede died in October 1972.

Subject/Index Terms

Southern Illinois History
Southern Illinois State Normal University - Alumni and alumnae

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: Gift

Preferred Citation: [Item], Albert Ede family papers, Special Collections Research Center, Southern Illinois University Carbondale.


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Series 1: Biographical materials of Albert B. Ede, including military correspondenceAdd to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Albert B. Ede High School Chemistry Notebook, 1910-1911Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Albert B. Ede High School Physics Notebook, 1912Add to your cart.
Folder 3: 6-Untitled family photographsAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Newspaper article, photocopied. "Small Town Machine Shop Equipped For Any Kind of Task," Southern Illinoisan. Owner is identified as George D. Eades, the brother of Albert B. Ede. Thus the name is misspelled throughout article., 1952 May 22Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Albert Ede military correspondence, 1945-1946Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Albert Ede military correspondence, 1947Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Albert Ede military correspondence, 1948Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Albert Ede military correspondence, 1949Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Albert Ede military correspondence, 1949Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Albert Ede military correspondence, 1951Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Albert Ede military correspondence, 1952Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Albert Ede military correspondence, 1953Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Albert Ede-American Legion correspondenceAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: American Legion Monthly magazine, bound together in one volume, 1926 July-DecemberAdd to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Large Diploma: Socratic Literary Society, SINU, to Albert B. Ede, 1912Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Large High School Diploma: to Albert Blakeslee Ede, 1912 June 5Add to your cart.
Folder 3: 2 copies of Ullin Journal, 1926 August 1, September 1Add to your cart.
Series 2: Maps and atlasesAdd to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Newspaper article from Chicago Daily Tribune, about history of Chicago, including first known map of Chicago and Fort Dearborn, 1955 March 2Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Gettysburg, General Map, Printed at General Service Schools, 1925Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Situation Map-Situation at 11:00 AM, 10 September, to accompany Lesson 1, Subcourse III, Command and General Staff Extension Course, 1937-1938Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Situation Map-Situation at 1:00 PM, 26 May, to accompany Lesson 2, Subcourse III, Command and General Staff Extension Course, 1937-1938Add to your cart.
Folder 19: St. Louis Post-Dispatch Special Atlas Section, “Source of Western Power: Caribbean Trouble Spots,” (Map), 1954 September 12Add to your cart.
Folder 20: St. Louis Post-Dispatch Special Atlas Section, “This Troubled World,” (Map), 1954 September 12Add to your cart.
Folder 21: St. Louis Post-Dispatch Editorial Section, “Egypt’s Threat to World Trade Routes,” (Map), 1956 August 31Add to your cart.
Folder 22: St. Louis Post-Dispatch Editorial Section, “Formosa, A Strategic Prize,” (Map), 1955 January 28Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Chicago Daily Tribune, “How the World Would Look if All Countries Were Sized to Population,” (Maps), 1954 March 10Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Chicago Daily Tribune, “First Families of Old Ireland,” (Map), 1956 March 17Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Chicago Daily Tribune, “U.S. Bases and Defense Guarantees Around the World,” (Map), 1954 September 11Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Daily Citizen Newspaper Facsimile, Vicksburg, Mississippi, one page, 1863 July 2Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Railroad Map of Illinois, 1891Add to your cart.
Folder 28: General Highway and Transportation Map, Union County, IllinoisAdd to your cart.
Folder 29: State of Illinois, Department of Public Works, Division of Highways, Map of Union County, IllinoisAdd to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Entire Issue of St. Louis Globe-Democrat, (President McKinley shot), 1901 September 7Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Entire Issue of St. Louis Globe-Democrat, (Austrian Archduke shot and killed), 1914 June 29Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Entire Issue of Chicago Daily Tribune, (Tornadoes Rip Through Midwest. This includes Murphysboro, West Frankfort, De Soto, etc.), 1925 March 20Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Entire Issue of Marion Daily Republican, (Arrest of Charlie Birger), 1927 February 9Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Entire Issue of Cobden Review, (Not sure, but possibly the Cobden peach crop was why paper was saved), 1929 August 15Add to your cart.
Folder 9: State of Illinois, Department of Registration and Education, Geological Survey Division, Topography Maps of Illinois, Carbondale Quadrangle (2) and Dongola Quadrangle (2)Add to your cart.
Folder 10: State of Illinois, Department of Registration and Education, Geological Survey Division, Topography Maps of Illinois-Missouri, Alto Pass Quadrangle (2), Illinois-Missouri, Jonesboro Quadrangle, Illinois-Missouri Thebes QuadrangleAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: General Highway Map of Union County, Illinois; Outline Map of Union County, Illinois; Map of Cobden Township 11 South, Range 1 West of 3rd Prime Meridian (3 maps)Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Single Plat Maps of: Williamson County, Township 11 South, Range 1 East of the 3rd Prime Meridian; Jackson County, Township 11 South, Range 1 West of the 3rd P.M.; Jackson County, Township 11 South, Range 2 West of the 3rd P.M.; Jackson County, Part of Frac. Township 11 South, Ranges 3 & 4 West of the 3rd P.M.Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Single Plat Maps of: Township 12 South, Range 1 East of the 3rd Prime Meridian; Township 12 South, Range 1 West of the 3rd P.M.; Township12 South, Range 2 West of the 3rd P.M.; Frac. Township 12 South, Ranges 3 & 4 West of the 3rd P.M.Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Bound Atlas of Union County, Illinois. D.J. Lake and Co., 1881Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Bound Standard Atlas of Union County, Illinois. George A. Ogle and Co., 1908Add to your cart.

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