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Register of the Shutes Collection of Lincolniana, 1860-1959
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Shutes Collection of Lincolniana,
    Date (inclusive): 1860-1959
    Collection number: Mss52
    Creator: Milton Henry Shutes
    Extent: 1 linear ft.
    Repository: University of the Pacific. Library. Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections
    Stockton, CA 95211
    Shelf location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library's online catalog.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Collection is open for research.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Shutes Collection of Lincolniana, Mss52, Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library


    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).

    Scope and Content

    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.