This collection contains photocopies of correspondence from / to David and Sarah Davis from / to many people, including Abraham Lincoln, George Davis, Julius Rockwell, John Stewart, Wells Colton, Leonard Swett, John Wentworth, Henry Davis, William Orme, David Longnecker, and others. Also included are a couple folders containing research done for the 2009 McLean County Museum of History Cemetery Walk, and Sarah Davis biographical information. There is one folder containing letters to and from David Davis regarding the estate of Abraham Lincoln. All items are photocopies, catalog records, or transcriptions. The original letters are located in the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library.
Delphi -- Bloomington Chapter
Founded in 1930 as a business woman’s civic group, the Bloomington Chapter of Delphi was part of a national organization. It pursued both fellowship and contributions of time and money to charitable endeavors, especially needy children. Eventually, the group was opened to all women rather than only businesswomen.
The collection includes sorority histories, anniversary programs, bylaws, membership booklets, convention booklets, minutes, etc.