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William B. Andruss diary and commissions

 Collection
Identifier: VAULT-Ayer-MS-3002
Abstract Diary, Mar. 10, 1855 - Apr. 3, 1856, and seven commissions and appointments to public office in Lee County, 1860-1877. Diary documents Andruss' daily activities, travel, photography business, and emigration via Bellevue, Mich., with his family to Amboy. Daily entries record illnesses, chores and jobs, visits with friends and relatives, church lessons, town and political meetings, and public lectures on such topics as temperance and slavery. Also mentioned are the names of photographic...
Dates: 1855-1876

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  • Names: Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Collection (Newberry Library) X
  • Subject: Manuscripts, American -- Illinois X
  • Subject: Photographers -- Illinois -- Amboy -- History -- 19th century -- Sources X