Selections from the Stevenson Collection are on exhibit on Floor 4 of Milner Library. Many items highlight the campaigns and political careers of Vice President Adlai Ewing Stevenson and Governor and Presidential Candidate Adlai Ewing Stevenson II. Some objects on display also illustrate the domestic lives of both the Fell and Stevenson families.
The Jeffersonian Republican Club of Randolph Township formed to guarantee support in their locale for Abraham Lincoln's Presidential campaign.
Read their full six months of meetings leading up to the election of 1860:
If you would like to experience more historical documents and images, we suggest you give the Illinois State University History Collection a try.