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.
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).