Finding Aid for the Collection of Material about Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865), 1850-1950

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Collection of Material about Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865),
Date (bulk): 1850-1950
Collection number: 2021
Creator: Edward A. Dickson
Extent: 9 boxes (4.5 linear ft.) 1 oversize package
Abstract: Collection consists of articles, books, pamphlets, clippings, memorabilia, photographs and other pictorial materials relating to Abraham Lincoln.
Language: Finding aid is written in English.
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

  • Gift of William W. Clary on behalf of the Lincoln Club, 1969.
  • Gift of Pasadena Public Library, 1983 & 1991.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Collection of Material about Abraham Lincoln (Collection Number 2021). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

Processing History:

Photographs processed by Adolfo Prieto, with assistance from Kelley Wolfe Bachli, in the Center for Primary Research and Training (CFPRT), 2008.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of articles, books, pamphlets, clippings, memorabilia, photographs and other pictorial materials relating to Abraham Lincoln. Also includes publications concerning organizations and memorials dedicated to Lincoln. Most of the material was collected by Edward A. Dickson.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged in the following series:
  1. Books, pamphlets, and other printed materials (Box 1).
  2. Lincoln organizations, museums, memorials, photographs and other pictorial materials relating to Lincoln (Box 2).
  3. Articles and newspaper clippings, publishers' and book dealers' announcements of Lincolnia (Box 3).
  4. Artifacts and memorabilia (Box 4).
  5. Miscellaneous ephemera (Box 5).
  6. Portraits and writings of Lincoln, Lincoln organizations, museums, and memorials (Box 6).
  7. Writings about Lincoln (Box 7).
  8. Posters and sketches (Box 8).
  9. Photographs, cartoons, and sketches (Box 9).
  10. Pictorial ephemera (Oversize package).

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the repository's online public access catalog.

Subjects

Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Presidents--United States--Archives.

Other Index Terms Related to this Collection

Dickson, Edward A. (Edward Augustus), 1879 or 80-1956--collector.


Container List

 

1. Books, Pamphlets, and Other Printed Materials v.d.

 

Letters, Speeches, Writings of Abraham Lincoln 1861-1928

Box 1

Abraham Lincoln's letter to General Hooker January 26, 1863; with a foreword by M.L. Houser. Peoria, Illinois: Edward J. Jacob 1928

Box 1

Abraham Lincoln - his book. New York: McGlure, Phillips & Company 1904

Scope and Content Note

A facsimile reproduction of the original with an explanatory note by J. McCan Davis.
Box 1

Message of the President of the United States to the Two Houses of Congress at the commencement of the second session of the Thirty-seventh Congress 1861

Scope and Content Note

U.S. Senate Ex. Document no.1.
Box 1

“Lincoln's letter to a discouraged student, July 22, 1860.” Gardena, California: Spanish American Institute Press 1928

Scope and Content Note

Privately printed for H.E. Barker.
Box 1

Abraham Lincoln, his book. New York: McClure, Phillips 1903

Scope and Content Note

A facsimile reproduction of the original with an explanatory note by J. McCan Davis. [Added, n.d.]
Box 1

Inaugural address of the President of the United States, on the fourth of March, 1861 [1861]

Scope and Content Note

U.S. Senate Ex. Document no.1.
 

Writings About Abraham Lincoln

Box 1

Oakleaf, Joseph Benjamin. “The great task assumed by Abraham Lincoln and the burden he had to bear.” Cedar Rapids, Iowa: Masonic Library 1925

Scope and Content Note

Address delivered before the Grand Lodge of Iowa, A.F. & A.M. at its 82nd Annual Communication, Davenport, Iowa, June 9-11, 1925
Box 1

Meese, Williain A. “Abraham Lincoln - incidents in his life relating to waterways.” [Noline, Illinois: Desaulniers & Company [1908 ].

Box 1

Martin, Willsie. “Lincoln's trail to greatness.” [Los Angeles: The Institute Press] 1952

Scope and Content Note

Address to the Lincoln Fellowship of Southern California, February 23, 1952
Box 1

Oakleaf, Joseph Benjamin. “National Union Convention of 1864 and why Lincoln was not nominated by acclamation.” Moline: Carlson Printing Company 1924

Box 1

McClelland, Stewart W. “Lincoln the tolerant.” Knoxville, Tennessee: Archer & Smith Printing Company, [1941?].

Scope and Content Note

Address originally prepared for the annual meeting of the Old Salem Lincoln League at Petersburg, Illinois, February 11, 1941
Box 1

Lindstrom, Ralph G. “Lincoln, the political statesman.” Reprinted from Western Medical Times

Box 1

“Life mask of Abraham Lincoln.” Taken from Century Magazine December 1881 [Berkshire? Museum of Natural History and Art?]. 1881

Box 1

The Lincoln Herald, quarterly published by Lincoln Memorial University. Harrogate, Tennessee 1941-1952

Scope and Content Note

The following issues are present in this collection:
  • vol.43, no.1 (March 1941)
  • vol.43, no.4 (December 1941)
  • vol.44, no.1 February 1942)
  • vol.45, no.2 (June 1943)
  • vol.45, no.3 (October 1943)
  • vol.46, no.3 (October 1944)
  • vol.50-51, no.4 and 1 (December 1948-February 1949)
  • vol.53, no.1 (Spring 1951)
  • vol.54, no.1 (Spring 1952)
Box 1

Lincoln Centennial Association addresses delivered at the annual banquet held at Springfield, Illinois February 11, 1911

Scope and Content Note

Contains addresses by William Howard Taft and Martin W. Littleton.
Box 1

Houser, M.L. The books that Lincoln read. Peoria 1929

Box 1

McMurtry, Robert Gerald. “Lincoln's friend, Douglas.” [Elsah, Illinois?]: The Principia Corporation 1946

Scope and Content Note

A Lincoln Day address delivered at the Principia School of Government, February 12, 1946
Box 1

One hundred and twelfth anniversary of the birth of Abraham Lincoln, celebrated by Charter Members of the Lincoln Club of California ... Los Angeles February 12, 1921

Scope and Content Note

Addresses by Frank O. Lowden, Cornelius Cole, W.D. Stephens. Includes a reprint of an address by Merritt Starr (1920).
Box 1

Hill, John Wesley. “America needs today a reincarnation of the spirit and principles of Lincoln.” An address delivered July 8, 1933 1933

Scope and Content Note

Printed in the Congressional Record of January 26, 1934, by request of Kenneth McKellar.
Box 1

One hundred thirty-third anniversary of the birth of Abraham Lincoln, observed by the Lincoln Club of Los Angeles ... February 12, 1942

Scope and Content Note

Addresses by Dr. Stewart W. McClelland and James O. Richardson.
Box 1

Warren, Louis A. Little known facts about Thanksgiving and Lincoln's proclamation. [Fort Wayne, Indiana?], Lincoln. National Life insurance Company 1939

Box 1

Quinby, Laurie J. “Jofferson-Lincoln symposium of what constitutes Americanism, selected and arranged by Laurie J. Quinby.” Los Angeles: Davies Printing Company 1936

Box 1

Randall, J.G. “Has the Lincoln theme been exhausted?” Reprinted from The American Historical Review. vol.41, no.2 (January 1936)

Box 1

Scripps, John Locke. Life of Abraham Lincoln, 1860 Campaign. Foreword and notes by H.L. Houser. Peoria: Edward J. Jacob 1931

Box 1

Strong, J.D. “The nation's sorrow.” San Francisco: George L. Kenny & Company 1865

Scope and Content Note

A discourse on the death of Abraham Lincoln, delivered in the Larking Street Presbyterian Church, San Francisco, April 16, 1865
Box 1

Tarbell, Ida M. “Abraham Lincoln: Lincoln's boyhood in Kentucky and Indiana.” In: McClure's Magazine, vol.5, no.6 (November 1895)

Scope and Content Note

This is the first in a series devoted to Lincoln.
Box 1

Tarbell, Ida M. In Lincoln's chair. New York: MacMillan Company 1920

Box 1

Warren, Louis A. Souvenir of Abraham Lincoln's birthplace, Hodgenville, Kentucky. Morganfield, Kentucky: Munford Publishing Company [1927]

Box 1

White, Horace. “The Lincoln and Douglas debates.” Chicago: University of Chicago Press [1914]

Scope and Content Note

February 17, 1914
Box 1

One hundred thirty-second anniversary of the birth of Abraham Lincoln, observed by the Lincoln, Club of Los Angeles ... February 12, 1941

Scope and Content Note

Addresses by James Mussatti and Will H. Hays.
Box 1

White, Charles T. “Lincoln and the newspapers.” Harrogate, Tennessee November 11, 1923

Scope and Content Note

Address by Charles T. White of the New York Tribune. [Also], inaugural of Robert Orville Matthews as President of Lincoln Memorial University.
Box 1

Hertz, Emanuel. Notes on the Herndon-Weik Collection of original Lincoln manuscripts, documents and other papers, with some extracts from “Lincoln as his partner (Herndon) knew him” by Albert J. Beveridge. New York: Alexander Press 1934?

Box 1

The Abraham Lincoln Quarterly. Springfield, Illinois: the Abraham Lincoln Association 1945-1948

Scope and Content Note

  • vol.3 no.7 September 1945)
  • vol.4, no.1 (March 1946)
  • vol.5, no.2 (June 1948)
Box 1

Abraham Lincoln, the Great Emancipator. Boston: John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Company [1926]

Box 1

Angle, Paul M. Lincoln in Springfield. A guide to the places in Springfield which were associated with the life of Abraham Lincoln. [Springfield, Illinois]: the Abraham Lincoln Association c1935, 1938

Scope and Content Note

Delegates Souvenir edition. Midwest Republican Conference, Springfield. June 10-11, 1935
Box 1

Angle, Paul M. Lincoln in the year 1855, being the day-by-day activities of Abraham Lincoln during that year. Springfield: The Abraham Lincoln Association [1929]

Box 1

Angle, Paul M. The Marine Bank; the story of the oldest bank in Illinois. Springfield: [Springfield Marine Bank] 1931

Scope and Content Note

Contains a section on Abraham Lincoln, depositor.
Box 1

The annual commemoration of the birthday of Abraham Lincoln by the Lincoln Memorial University ... Washington, D.C. February 12, 1931. Lincoln Memorial University. Cumberland Gap, Tennessee, 1931. 1931

Scope and Content Note

Includes addresses by Charles Curtis, Ray Lyman Wilbur, William N. Doak, Frank T. Hines, Ira Bennett, Robert L. Kincaid, and John Wesley Hill.
Box 1

Atwood, Harry. “Lincoln and the Constitution.” February 12, 1929

Scope and Content Note

An address before the Lincoln Club of California at its annual dinner.
Box 1

Blakeslee, Francis Durbin. “How my father secured Lincoln's autograph.” Spanish American Institute Press 1927

Box 1

Bullard, F. Lauriston. “The other Lincoln.” Harrogate, Tennessee June 1, 1942

Scope and Content Note

Baccalaureate address delivered at Commencement exercises closing the fifteenth anniversary of Lincoln Memorial University.
Box 1

Bulletin of the Abraham Lincoln Association, no.19 (June 1930)

Scope and Content Note

Contains “The Lincoln Country,” a history and description of Lincoln's Indiana home, New Salem and Springfield, Illinois.
Box 1

Cowgill, Frank Brooks. “Lincoln regnant.” Institute Press, Wood, Wood and Wood 1942

Box 1

Freeport's Lincoln. Freeport, The Lincoln-Douglas Society [1929]

Scope and Content Note

Unveiling [of the statue by Leonard Crunelle] at 71st Anniversary, Lincoln-Douglas Debate, Freeport, Illinois, August 27, 1929 . Articles by and about the sculptor, the donor, W.T. Rawleigh, and the statue; articles on Lincoln by W.T. Rawleigh and Fred L. Holmes.
Box 1

Harlow-Goetz, Elizabeth. “The. simplicity of greatness arid the greatness of simplicity.” San Diego: L.E. Gillet 1915 [?]

Scope and Content Note

Discourse delivered at San Diego, California, on Lincoln's birthday 1915.
 

Miscellaneous Publications Not Directly Related to Lincoln

Box 1

Warren, Louis A. “Hannaniah Lincoln in Revolution and pioneer history.” Reprinted from Indiana Magazine of History March 1929

Box 1

“In Memoriam: Joseph Benjamin Oakleaf.” Peoria: Oakwood Lincoln Club 1930

Box 1

Lee, Alfred E. The Battle of Gettysburg. Columbus, Ohio: A.H. Smythe 1888

Box 1

Oakleaf, Joseph Benjamin. “Hobbies; an address on the collection of Lincoln literature.” Rock Island, Illinois: Augusta Book Concern 1923

Scope and Content Note

Delivered February 12, 1913 , before a body of each of whom had a hobby of some sort.
Box 1

Nineteenth Annual Lincoln Dinner of the Republican Club of the City of New York . . . February 13, 1905

Scope and Content Note

List of guests and members of the club, including arrangement of tables and guests at the banquet.
Box 1

Nicolay, Helen. “The education of an historian [John G. Nicolay].” In: The Abraham Lincoln Quarterly, vol.3, no.3 (September 1944)

 

2. Lincoln Organizations, Museums, and Memorials

Box 2, Folder 1

Abraham Lincoln Association. Springfield, Illinois.

Box 2, Folder 2

Illinois Centennial Commission 1913

Box 2, Folder 3

Lincoln National Life Insurance Company. Fort Wayne, Indiana. (Folder 1 of 2)

Box 2, Folder 4

Lincoln National Life Insurance Company. Fort Wayne, Indiana. (Folder 2 of 2)

Box 2, Folder 5

Lincoln Memorial University, Tennessee. (Folder 1 of 2)

Box 2, Folder 6

Lincoln Memorial University, Tennessee. (Folder 2 of 2)

Box 2, Folder 7

Lincoln Shrine. Redlands, California.

Box 2, Folder 8

Lincoln Museum and House Where Lincoln Died. Washington, D.C.

Box 2, Folder 9

New Salem State Park and other state parks, Illinois.

Box 2, Folder 10

Lincoln Museum and Historical States, miscellaneous.

Box 2, Folder 11

Lincoln Memorial, Washington, D.C. - Dedication, printed matter.

Box 2, Folder 12

Lincoln Memorial, Washington, D.C. - Photographs.

Box 2, Folder 13

Miscellaneous Lincoln Organizations.

Box 2, Folder 14

Facsimiles of Lincoln letters and speeches.

Box 2, Folder 15

Photographs of people and places associated with Lincoln.

Box 2, Folder 16

Other pictures of people and places associated with Lincoln.

Box 2, Folder 17

Photographs of printings, etc. of Lincoln.

Box 2, Folder 18

Miscellaneous portraits of Lincoln.

Box 2, Folder 19

Photographs of Lincoln.

Box 6, Folder 4

Lincoln museums, historical sites, memorials.

Box 6, Folder 5

Abraham Lincoln Association.

Box 6, Folder 6

Lincoln Centennial Association.

Box 6, Folder 7

Lincoln Memorial University. Harrogate, Tennessee.

Box 6, Folder 8

Lincoln National Life Foundation.

Box 6, Folder 9

Miscellaneous Lincoln Associations.

 

3. Articles and Newspaper Clippings, Publishers' and Book Dealers' Announcements of Lincolniana

 

Articles and Clippings relating to Lincoln 1865-1955

Box 3, Folder 1

Scrapbook of newspaper clippings on Lincoln ca. 1892-1896

Scope and Content Note

A gift from Charlotte A. Akin to her brother, John J. Akin. Later purchased by E.A. Dickson.
Box 3, Folder 2

Articles and clippings relating to Lincoln 1865-1899

Box 3, Folder 3

Articles and clippings relating to Lincoln 1900-1919

Box 3, Folder 4

Articles and clippings relating to Lincoln 1920-1929

Box 3, Folder 5

Articles and clippings relating to Lincoln 1930-1939

Box 3, Folder 6

Articles and clippings relating to Lincoln 1940-1945

Box 3, Folder 7

Articles and clippings relating to Lincoln 1946-1949

Box 3, Folder 8

Articles and clippings relating to Lincoln 1950-1955

Box 3, Folder 9

Announcements of books on Lincoln.

 

Publishers and Dealers in Lincolniana (Price Lists, etc.)

Box 3, Folder 10

Abraham Lincoln Book Shop.

Box 3, Folder 11

Lincolniana Publishers.

Box 3, Folder 12

Midland Rare Book Company.

Box 3, Folder 13

Miscellaneous.

Box 3, Folder 14

Publishers' and book dealers' announcements of Lincolniana.

 

4. Artifacts and Memorabilia

Box 4, Folder 1

Photograph on glass, taken in 1858 by H.H. Cole. 1858

Box 4, Folder 1

Piece of wood taken from the Lincoln Room of the White House during the renovation 1951

Box 4, Folder 1

Metal bas-relief, profile of Lincoln. (7” diameter) framed in wood (10” square).

Box 4, Folder 1

Political memorabilia 1860-1865

Box 4, Folder 1

Paperweight with Lincoln's profile in bas-relief made by the Mosaic Tile Company.

Box 4, Folder 2

Miscellaneous ephemera.

Box 4, Folder 3

Miscellaneous ephemera.

Box 4, Folder 4

Miscellaneous ephemera.

Box 5

Miscellaneous ephemera.

Box 11, Folder 8

Framed reproduction of painting of Abraham Lincoln undated

Box 11, Folder 9

Framed reproduction of painting of Abraham Lincoln undated

Box 15, Folder 1

Framed bronze example of the gold medal presented to Mrs. Abraham Lincoln by the French Democracy undated

Scope and Content Note

The original gold medal was presented in 1865, the year of Lincoln's assassination.
 

6. Portraits and Writings of Lincoln

Box 6, Folder 1

Portraits of Abraham Lincoln.

Box 6, Folder 2

People and places associated with Lincoln.

Box 6, Folder 3

Letters, speeches, writings of Lincoln.

Box 6, Folder 10

Original drawings of Lincoln.

 

7. Writings about Abraham Lincoln

Box 7

Barton, Robert, Lincoln the Grocer. Foxboro, Massachusetts: Brochure Publishing Company

Box 7

Shepherd, William G. “Shattering the Myth of John Wilkes Booth's Escape. An Adventure in Journalism.” Harper's Monthly Magazine n.d.

Box 7

McMurty, H. Gerald. The Different Editions of the “Debates of Lincoln and Douglas.” Reprint from the Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society (vol.27, no.1) 1934

Box 7

McMurty, R. Gerald. The Lincolns in Elizabethtown, Kentucky. Fort Wayne, Indiana: Lincolniana Publishers 1932

Box 7

McMurty, R. Gerald. “Lincoln Knew Shakespeare.” Reprint from the Indiana Magazine of History (vol.31, no.4) December 1935

Box 7

Newcomb, Rexford. Lincoln in Art. Chicago: The Home of Books, Incorporated 1939

Box 7

Nicolay, John G., and Hay, John. “Abraham Lincoln: A History.” The Century Magazine (vol.33, no.1) November 1886

Box 7

Packard, R.D. “Ohio Helped Make Lincoln President.” Reprint from the Sohioan (employee magazine of the Standard Oil Company of Ohio) February 1942

Box 7

Packard, R.D. Was Lincoln a Failure at Fifty? Cleveland, Ohio: The Tower Press [1939]

Box 7

Locke, Alain. The Negro in America. Chicago: American Library Association 1933

Box 7

Schurz, Carl, Abraham Lincoln, an Essay. Boston, New York, and Chicago: Houghton Mifflin Company [1891]

Box 7

The Roiné Medal of Abraham Lincoln, n.p. n.d.

Box 7

Smith, F. Hyatt. The First American. Kenmore, New York: Kenmore Presbyterian C.E. Society n.d.

Box 7

Townsend, William H. The Boarding School of Mary Todd Lincoln. Privately printed: Lexington, Kentucky 1941

Box 7

Townsend, William H. “Lincoln and Liquor.” The Atlantic Monthly (vol.153, no.2) February 1934

Box 7

Warren, Louis A. From White House to Log Cabin. Roosevelt, Taft, and Wilson at the Birth Place of Abraham Lincoln. n.p. [1921]

Box 7

Warren, Louis A. Lincoln Log Cabin. Hodgenville, Kentucky, ”The Cradle of Lincoln.“ Morganfield, Kentucky: The Munford Publishing Company [1927]

Box 7

Witt, Peter. “Abraham Lincoln, The Man of Sorrow.” The Standard Oil Company, Ohio n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Published in Commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg.
Box 7

Artemus Ward on his Visit to Abe Lincoln (Letter 3). Chicago: The Poor Richard Press Christmas 1939

Scope and Content Note

Reprinted from Vanity Fair, December 8, 1860
Box 7

Aked, C.F., rev., “Lincoln and Gladstone: Twin Giants of the English-Speaking Race.” Sunday, February 10, 1929 Los Angeles, California.

Scope and Content Note

A sermon preached at the Morning Service of All Souls' Church, meeting in the Westlake Theatre, 638 South Alvarado Street.
Box 7

Richards, D.J. The Story of Abraham Lincoln's Assassination. Los Angeles, California: Crescent Printing Company n.d.

Box 7

Bullock, John M. “President Lincoln's Visiting-card. The Story of the Parole of a Confederate Officer.” Century Magazine February 1898

Box 7

Bateman, Newton. Abraham Lincoln. 1819, 1932

Scope and Content Note

First edition (Galesburg, Illinois: Cadmus Club 1819 [?]). Second edition privately printed by H.E. Barker (Gardena, California: Spanish American Institute, 1932
Box 7

Shaler, Clarence Addison. A Tribute to Abraham Lincoln. Pasadena, California 1937

Box 7

Jones, Thomas D. Memories of Lincoln. New York: Press of the Pioneers, Incorporated 1934

Box 7

Bradford, Gamaliel, “The Wife of Abraham Lincoln.” In Harper's Monthly Magazine n.d.

Box 7

The Centenary of the Birth of Abraham Lincoln, 1809-1909. Program of Exercises in commemoration of that event. Washington, D.C., Osborn H. Oldroyd 1908

Box 7

Choate, Joseph H. “The Career and Character of Abraham Lincoln.” November 13, 1900

Scope and Content Note

An Address, delivered by Joseph H. Choate, Ambassador to Great Britain, at the Philosophical Institution of Edinburgh. Issued by the General Passenger Department, Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway, Chicago, Illinois, n.d.
Box 7

Cigrand, Dr. Bernard J. Abraham Lincoln, Prophet and Patriot, Aurora, Illinois: Published by the author 1925

Box 7

Cogwill, Frank Brooks. Lincoln Regnant. Printed by the Institute press for distribution as souvenirs of the Seventh Annual Meeting of the Lincoln Fellowship of, Southern California, held at Los Angeles, California February 14th, 1942

Box 7

Croffut, William A. “Lincoln's Washington, Recollections of a Journalist who Knew Everybody.” Atlantic Monthly

Box 7

Depew, Chauncey M., “Leaves From My Autobiography. Childhood and Youth - In Public Life - Abraham Lincoln.” Scribner's Magazine (vol.70, no.5) November, 1921

Box 7

Hughes, Edwin Holt. Lincoln Birthday Service. The Grand Army Hall and Memorial Association of Illinois Tuesday, February 12th, 1929 n.p. n.d.

Box 7

Doubleday, Abner. Gettysburg Made Plain. A Succinct Account of the Campaign and Battles, with the Aid of one Diagram and Twenty-Nine Maps. New York: The Century Company 1909

Box 7

Hubbard, Elbert Little Journeys to the Homes of American Statesmen - Abraham Lincoln. New York and London: Putnam's Sons 1898

Box 7

Houser, M.L. Some Religious Influences which Surrounded Lincoln. Peoria, Illinois: Lester O. Schriver 1941

Box 7

Houser, M.L. The Education of Abraham Lincoln. Peoria, Illinois: Lester O. Schriver 1938

Box 7

“The Battle of the First Day at Gettysburg. By the Chief of Artillery of the Army of the Potomac.” Century Magazine November 1886

Box 7

Giger, H. Douglas. 1821, 1861, 1901: The Story of the Sangamon County Courthouse. Springfield, Illinois: Phillips Brothers 1901

Box 7

Forrester, Clara Prentice. Tribute to the Mother of Abraham Lincoln. n.p.: [Poinsettia Printery 1937 ].

Box 7

Fitz-Patrick, Gilbert. “Abraham Lincoln. His Environment and his Period Contrasted with Present Conditions.” Lincoln Day Address

Box 7

Douglass, Frederick. Oration delivered at the Unveiling of the Freedmen's Monument in Memory of Abraham Lincoln. New York: The Pathway Press 1940

 

8. Photographs and reproductions

 

7.3 Lantern Slides

Physical Description: 3 oversize boxes

Scope and Content Note

These lantern slides portray Abraham Lincoln through various artistic media and offer a view of his life via the people, places, events, and other subjects associated with him.
Box 12, Folder 1

Photographs, sketches, and paintings of Abraham Lincoln undated

Scope and Content Note

These images feature only Abraham Lincoln throughout various stages of his life. One notable image is a drawing of Lincoln as a child reading by firelight. Photographic images include work by Mathew B. Brady, Alexander Gardner, and Alexander Hesler
Box 12, Folder 2

Photographs and sketches of Abraham Lincoln in group portraits undated

Scope and Content Note

These images feature Abraham Lincoln in the company of others. Two images are of his inauguration. Three duplicate drawings may be of Lincoln and one of his sons. One photographic image of Lincoln in a Civil War camp scene is by Mathew B Brady.
Box 12, Folder 3

Photographs, sketches, and paintings of people and places of personal significance undated

Scope and Content Note

These images include the log cabin where Lincoln is reported to have been born; Lincoln's home in Springfield, Illinois; a cabin belonging to his father, Thomas Lincoln; a drawing of Lincoln on his deathbed and photographs of his tomb; a portrait of Mary Todd Lincoln; Mary Todd Lincoln and two of her children; duplicate photographs of Abraham Lincoln and one of his sons (Tad); a drawing of his mother's (Nancy Hanks Lincoln) burial service and photograph of her tombstone; a tombstone marked "Lincoln"; and photographs of Ann Rutledge's tombstone.
Box 13, Folder 1

Busts of Abraham Lincoln undated

Scope and Content Note

These images primarily include busts and other artistic representations of Lincoln, such as images of his hand, the Lincoln penny, and a mask.
Box 13, Folder 2

Statues of Abraham Lincoln undated

Scope and Content Note

These images are of Lincoln statues in a variety of settings, and some of them provide different angles of the same statue.
Box 13, Folder 3

Lincoln documents undated

Scope and Content Note

Among these images are the Gettysburg Address and a letter to Grace Bedell on the topic of Abraham Lincoln's family and his beard. Most images feature Lincoln's signature. The date range of these documents is 1860-1865.
Box 13, Folder 4

Miscellaneous documents undated

Scope and Content Note

These images are varied, and not all documents are dated. Dated documents have a range of 1820-1909. Most images are related to Lincoln's political career. One image is of the Lincoln centennial celebration in 1909. Images of two maps related to Lincoln's life are included.
Box 14, Folder 1

Monuments, landmarks, and other places of significance undated

Scope and Content Note

These images include the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic site, and a variety of other locations relevant to Abraham Lincoln and his life.
Box 14, Folder 2

Lincoln-era individuals undated

Scope and Content Note

These images are of a variety of individuals presumably related to the Lincoln era. Included are persons such as Shelby M. Cullom, Joseph G. Cannon, and Isaac R. Diller, friend of the Lincoln family.
Box 14, Folder 3

Miscellaneous individuals undated

Scope and Content Note

These images are of individuals presumably related to the subject of Abraham Lincoln. Included in these images are an 1887 painting by Kenyon Cox of sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens (known for his famous sculptures of Lincoln) and a 1943 photograph of Leon P. Hopkins.
Box 14, Folder 4

Log cabins undated

Scope and Content Note

These images focus on the log cabin, which is famously associated with Abraham Lincoln.
Box 14, Folder 5

Animals undated

Scope and Content Note

These images are mainly of horses. Also included are images of a dog and a cow. The direct relation to Abraham Lincoln is not clear, other than the fact that Lincoln loved animals and pets.
 

7.4 Glass Plate Negatives

Physical Description: partial oversize box

Scope and Content Note

These negatives focus on places associated with Abraham Lincoln.
Box 14, Folder 6

Places associated with Abraham Lincoln undated

Scope and Content Note

These images include Lincoln's home in Springfield, Illinois; Lincoln with John Nicolay and John Hay; the Capitol building in Washington, D.C. on the day of Lincoln's inauguration; and Lincoln's address at Gettysburg. The original photographs were taken in 1861 and 1863.
 

7.1 Posters

Physical Description: 1 map folder

Scope and Content Note

In these posters, Abraham Lincoln is depicted in portrait, sketch, and statue form. A quote in one of the posters helps convey part of Lincoln's philosophy, while others focus on significant events ranging from his birth to the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation.
Box 8, Folder 1

Item 1 Black and white image of an Abraham Lincoln statue undated

Box 8, Folder 1

Item 2 Black and white reproduction of a sketch of Abraham Lincoln seated undated

Box 8, Folder 1

Item 3 Image of an 1864 quote by Abraham Lincoln on the topic of property undated

Box 8, Folder 1

Item 4 Printing press demonstration piece featuring a reproduction of Allen Tupper True's portrait of Abraham Lincoln undated

Box 8, Folder 1

Item 5 Reproduction of an Abraham Lincoln portrait by Solomon Nuñes Carvalho 1961

Box 8, Folder 1

Item 6 Two-sided reproduction highlighting the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation undated

Box 8, Folder 1

Item 7 Image of a 1912 cartoon by H. T. Webster related to Abraham Lincoln's birth undated

 

7.2 Black and White Photographs

Physical Description: 2 boxes (1 linear foot) and 1 oversize box

Scope and Content Note

Abraham Lincoln is captured in these photographs in different settings and through a variety of artistic interpretations. The photographs convey the important people, places, events, and other topics relevant to his life, and many of them include notations and other descriptive information on the reverse.
Box 9, Folder 1

Oversize portraits of Abraham Lincoln undated

Scope and Content Note

These photographic images depict Abraham Lincoln at various stages of his life and include four copies of the same photograph. Also included are photographic images of Lincoln as portrayed in paintings.
Box 9, Folder 2

Oversize images of people and places of personal significance undated

Scope and Content Note

Included in the photographic images is a sketch of the Lincoln family home in Springfield, Illinois and a collage of five photographs primarily depicting Lincoln's relationship to the Rutledge family.
Box 9, Folder 3

Oversize images of monuments, landmarks, and other places of significance undated

Scope and Content Note

Included in these photographic images is a collage of three photographs featuring Abraham Lincoln and the State House in Springfield, Illinois.
Box 9, Folder 4

Oversize statues of Abraham Lincoln undated

Scope and Content Note

These photographic images offer expanded views of some statues of Abraham Lincoln.
Box 10, Folder 1

Portraits of Abraham Lincoln (folder 1 of 5) undated

Scope and Content Note

These photographic images depict Abraham Lincoln at various stages of his life. Also included are photographic images of Lincoln as portrayed through other media, such as paintings and drawings. Images include work by photographers such as Mathew B. Brady, Abraham Byers, Alexander Gardner, Alexander Hesler, and Nicholas H. Shepherd.
Box 10, Folder 2

Portraits of Abraham Lincoln (folder 2 of 5) undated

Scope and Content Note

These photographic images depict Abraham Lincoln at various stages of his life. Also included are photographic images of Lincoln as portrayed through other media, such as paintings and drawings. Images include work by photographers such as Mathew B. Brady, Alexander Gardner, Alexander Hesler, and T. P. Pearson.
Box 10, Folder 3

Portraits of Abraham Lincoln (folder 3 of 5) undated

Scope and Content Note

These photographic images depict Abraham Lincoln at various stages of his life. Also included are photographic images of Lincoln as portrayed through other media, such as paintings and drawings. Images include work by photographers such as Mathew B. Brady, Alexander Gardner, and Alexander Hesler.
Box 10, Folder 4

Portraits of Abraham Lincoln (folder 4 of 5) undated

Scope and Content Note

These photographic images depict Abraham Lincoln at various stages of his life. Also included are photographic images of Lincoln as portrayed through other media, such as paintings and drawings. Most images are attributed to the work of photographer Mathew B. Brady.
Box 10, Folder 5

Portraits of Abraham Lincoln (folder 5 of 5) undated

Scope and Content Note

These photographic images depict Abraham Lincoln at various stages of his life. Also included are photographic images of Lincoln as portrayed through other media, such as paintings and drawings. Images include work by photographers such as Alexander Gardner and C. S. German.
Box 10, Folder 6

Abraham Lincoln in group portraits undated

Scope and Content Note

Abraham Lincoln appears in these photographic images primarily in familial and political scenes. Included in these images are photographs taken by Mathew B. Brady, Alexander Gardner, F. D. Richards, and J. A. Whipple
Box 10, Folder 7

People and places of personal significance undated

Scope and Content Note

Among the photographic images are Abraham Lincoln's birthplace and tomb; his family and family home in Springfield, Illinois; his father's log cabin; Ann Rutledge's grave; a shoe from his horse; and a marker at Boonville, Indiana.
Box 10, Folder 8

Busts of Abraham Lincoln undated

Scope and Content Note

These photographic images feature busts of Abraham Lincoln. One image depicts a mask of Lincoln.
Box 11, Folder 1

Statues of Abraham Lincoln (folder 1 of 2) undated

Scope and Content Note

The statues shown in these photographic images are in a variety of locations. These images include two stereographs and a sketch of a Lincoln statue.
Box 11, Folder 2

Statues of Abraham Lincoln (folder 2 of 2) undated

Scope and Content Note

The statues shown in these photographic images are in a variety of locations.
Box 11, Folder 3

Monuments, landmarks, and other places of significance undated

Scope and Content Note

The primary subjects of these photographic images include the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., its dedication in 1922, and Lincoln's New Salem State Historic Site in Illinois. There is also a stereograph of the National Lincoln Monument in Springfield, Illinois.
Box 11, Folder 4

Photographic reproduction of national Republican chart from the 1860 presidential campaign undated

Box 11, Folder 5

Lincoln-era individuals 1914-1943

Scope and Content Note

These photographic images feature Joseph G. Cannon, Isaac R. Diller, and Shelby M. Cullom.
Box 11, Folder 6

Miscellaneous individuals undated

Scope and Content Note

Included in these photographic images are a painting of sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens and two photographs of his memorial to Robert Gould Shaw and the Massachusetts Fifty-fourth Regiment.
Box 11, Folder 7

Photograph album containing cartes-de-visite and small images of Abraham Lincoln and his family undated

Scope and Content Note

The album contains a total of 23 images, including some taken by photographer Mathew B. Brady of Mary Todd Lincoln and of Abraham Lincoln and his son Thomas (Tad).
 

5. Miscellaneous Ephemera

Box 4, Folder 2

Miscellaneous ephemera.

Box 4, Folder 3

Miscellaneous ephemera.

Box 4, Folder 4

Miscellaneous ephemera.

Box 5

Miscellaneous ephemera.