Guide to The Nation Mourns! Broadside

Processed by Karen Rosen.
Special Collections and Archives
The UCI Libraries
P.O. Box 19557
University of California
Irvine, California 92623-9557
Phone: (949) 824-7227
Fax: (949) 824-2472
Email: spcoll@uci.edu
URL: http://www.lib.uci.edu/rrsc/speccoll.html
© 2004
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Guide to The Nation Mourns! Broadside

Collection number: MS-M045

Special Collections and Archives

The UCI Libraries

University of California

Irvine, California

Contact Information

  • Special Collections and Archives
  • The UCI Libraries
  • P.O. Box 19557
  • University of California
  • Irvine, California 92623-9557
  • Phone: (949) 824-7227
  • Fax: (949) 824-2472
  • Email: spcoll@uci.edu
  • URL: http://www.lib.uci.edu/rrsc/speccoll.html
Processed by:
Karen Rosen
Date Completed:
2004
Encoded by:
William Landis
© 2004 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: The nation mourns! : Solemn funeral ceremonies in honor of our beloved President will be held in Elgin, Wednesday, April 19, at 12 o'clock M. ... / by order of J.S. Wilcox, A.B. Fish, Jas. Knott, Committee of arran[gements], Elgin,
Date: April 17th, 1865
Collection number: MS-M045
Extent: 0.3 linear feet (1 oversize folder)
Repository: University of California, Irvine. Library. Special Collections and Archives.
Irvine, California 92623-9557
Abstract: This broadside, measuring 63.5 x 46.5 cm., advertises a funeral ceremony in honor of assassinated president Abraham Lincoln, to be held in Elgin, Illinois, on April 19, 1865. It details the route of the procession, the order of local official participants in the procession, and the order of service for the ceremony to be held in the Academy Hall.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection open for research.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the University of California. This item is in the public domain. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and University Archives.

Preferred Citation

The Nation Mourns! Broadside. MS-M045. Special Collections and Archives, The UC Irvine Libraries, Irvine, California. Date accessed.
For the benefit of current and future researchers, please cite any additional information about sources consulted in this collection, including permanent URLs, item or folder descriptions, and box/folder locations.

Acquisition Information

Source and date unknown.

Processing Information

Processed by Karen Rosen, 2004.

Scope and Content of Collection

This broadside, measuring 63.5 x 46.5 cm., advertises a funeral ceremony in honor of assassinated president Abraham Lincoln, to be held in Elgin, Illinois, on April 19, 1865. It details the route of the procession, the order of local official participants in the procession, and the order of service for the ceremony to be held in the Academy Hall.
The broadside was printed in Elgin by Gazette Print on April 17, 1865. The text of the broadside is enclosed in a black border. On the UCI Special Collections copy of this broadside the word "ceremony" is misspelled "ceremonifs" and the word "arrangements" is spelled out.

Related Material

Another copy of this broadside with a variant printing of the title is in the collection of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, Springfield, Illinois (http://www.alincoln-library.com/).

Indexing Terms

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

Subjects

Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Death and burial.
Funeral rites and ceremonies--Illinois--Elgin.

Genres and Forms of Material

Broadsides--Illinois--Elgin--19th century.

Index Terms Related to this Collection

Online Archive of California.
Gazette Print (Elgin, Ill.), printer.


Collection Contents

Folder XOS 1

Broadside, 1865 April 17