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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Emancipation Proclamation
    Dates: ca. 1863
    Collection Number: GC 1151
    Creator/Collector:
    Extent: (Boxes: 1 ov slipcase)
    Repository: Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
    Abstract: Charles Maltby's copy of the Emancipation Proclamation signed by Abraham Lincoln.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Research is by appointment only

    Publication Rights

    Permission to publish, quote or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder

    Preferred Citation

    Emancipation Proclamation. Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

    Biography/Administrative History

    Maltby was a personal friend of Lincoln. Lincoln appointed him to the position of California Superintendent of Indian Affairs. Maltby wrote The Life and Public Services of Abraham Lincoln in 1884. Maltby's wife had Lincoln sign this copy in 1864.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Charles Maltby's copy of the Emancipation Proclamation signed by Abraham Lincoln.