This small collection of Lincolniana collector Justin George Turner (1898-1976) chiefly relates to the Civil War Centennial
and all of its related activities especially in California.
Justin George Turner (1898-1976), attorney, investment executive, historian, author,
and collector of Lincolniana. Turner moved to Los Angeles from Chicago in 1943. He
was involved in many educational and historical institutions and associations. In
1961-1965, he was president of the California Civil War Centennial Commission. He
was also president emeritus of the University of Judaism. He co-authored a book
entitled Mary Todd Lincoln: Her life and letters.
928 pieces. 2 boxes.
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