Scope and Content of the Collection
Letters, genealogical information, and legal and financial documents of the Ames Family of Lake County, Illinois. Correspondence includes several letters from Joel W. Ames describing his experience as a Union Army solider during the Civil War. Also includes an 1864 draft notice for Roderick D. Ames and documents regarding his discharge in 1865.
- From the Collection: Ames, Roderick D. (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
The Ames family papers are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).