Henry M. Dunlap Papers, 1874, 1877-81, 1886-95, 1900-31
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Brief Description:

Papers of Henry M. Dunlap '75 (1853-1938), state senator (1892-1912, 1916-32) including correspondence (1911, 1919-31), news releases and clippings and account books (1877-81, 1886-95, 1906-17), relating to farm and personal business, university appropriations, Republican party politics and election campaigns (1910-30), legislative business (1911, 1919-31) and appointments; legislative correspondence relating to state police bills, gasoline tax measures, highways, prohibition enforcement, taxation and revenue, pensions and relief, education, licensing, election returns and patronage. Correspondents include Charles Deneen, Louis Emmerson, Lloyd Morey, newspaper editors and farm employees.

The series also includes cousin Burleigh A. Dunlap's 1874 summer surveying journal; proceedings of the Horticulture Board of Control of the Illinois State Horticultural Society, May 1 - Oct. 31, 1893 and Mrs. Dunlap's master farm homemaker file (1927-32).

This series also includes, a tooled leather-bound, handmade illuminated (by Newton A. Wells) manuscript on vellum, "Testimonial of Gratitude from University of Illinois" (1903) and signed by Board of Trustee members, administrators, and faculty members.

Held at:
University of Illinois Archives
19 Library
1408 W. Gregory Dr.
Urbana, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-0798
Fax: (217) 333-2868
Email: illiarch [at] illinois.edu
Record Series Number: 26/20/13
Created by: Dunlap, Henry M. (1853-1938)
Volume: 2.4 cubic feet
Acquired: 9/29/1964; 10/68; 9/12/69
More information is available at https://files.archon.library.illinois.edu/uasfa/2620013.pdf
Arrangement: by type of material and chronologically thereunder
Subject Index
Election Campaigns
Gasoline Tax
Highway Legislation
Home Economics Extension
Illinois State Horticultural Society
Legislature, Illinois
Republican Party
State Police
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]