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Collection on Abraham Lincoln
Approximately 1800-1959
4 folders

Manuscripts & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library

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Processed by: Alison Smith, October 2007

Biographical Note:

Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States from 1861-1865.  While he was in office he abolished slavery and preserved the United States by leading the Union to successfully win the Civil War.

Scope and Content Note:

This collection contains materials about Abraham Lincoln. Included are photocopies of his various writings and speeches.  There is also material that discusses his genealogy and personal accounts of encounters with Abraham Lincoln.  Included in this collection is also a piece of Ivy from Lincoln’s casket.

Photocopying Policy:

Manuscript materials CANNOT be photocopied or digitized in their entirety. Photocopies and/or digital images cannot exceed 25% of a collection or a folder within a collection. In some cases, photocopying may not be permitted due to the condition of the item. Check with a Manuscript Librarian for other options.

Item Listing

Folder 1

1844,1856-1861,1863  Copies of materials written by Abraham Lincoln

Folder 2

1800-1820,1901,1928,1930 Information about Abraham Lincoln’s genealogy

Folder 3

1817,1833,1858-1859,1865,1927,1944,1959  Various materials pertaining to Abraham Lincoln

Folder 4

1865 Ivy from Lincolns casket

Collection Information

Size of Collection: 4 folders
Collection Dates: Approximately 1800-1959
Provenance:  Unknown
Access : The collection is open for research use
Reproduction Rights: Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript Section, Indiana State Library.
Language: Materials are entirely in English
Alternate Formats:  None
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