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Register of the Shutes Collection of Lincolniana, 1860-1959
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Description
The collection is in two boxes. Box 1 contains Shutes' correspondence, miscellaneous Lincoln reminiscences, Shutes' book accession records and a bound catalogue of his library. Box 2 is a collection of various Lincoln -related pamphlets. Dr. Shutes' collection of books on Lincoln have been separately cataloged and shelved.
Background
A collection of pamphlets, letters, and published documents on President Lincoln's career, assassination, and legacy. It was collected and compiled by Dr. Milton H. Shutes (1883-1964), an amateur historian, physician and member of the University of California Student Health Service staff (1913-1945). Dr. Shutes published Lincoln and California (1943) and Lincoln and the doctors (1957).
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Collection is open for research.