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   I. Cyrus Gordon - Abraham Lincoln Collection, 1846-1980.

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I. Cyrus Gordon - Abraham Lincoln Collection. Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Columbia University.

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Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID:4078433 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Gordon, I. Cyrus, 1901-1980, collector.
Title:I. Cyrus Gordon - Abraham Lincoln Collection, 1846-1980.
Physical description:ca. 350 items (7 boxes, l map case drawer & 7 unboxed items).
Language(s):In English
Access: This collection is located on-site.  More information »

Arrangement

Arrangement

Selected items cataloged; remainder arranged by subject and genre.

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Description

Scope and Content

Letters, documents, memorabilia, printed material, prints, medals and sculpture relating to Lincoln and the Civil War period. Included are a letter from Edward Everett, a Philip Henry Sheridan autograph, a document by W. H. Herndon, Linclon's law partner, 19th century leters and documents and 20th century clippings, pictures, etc. of or about Lincoln. The collection features a John Rogers sculpture, "The Council of War," several busts of Lincoln and other two and three dimensional works of art.

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Using the Collection

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Access Restrictions

This collection is located on-site.

Preferred Citation

I. Cyrus Gordon - Abraham Lincoln Collection. Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Columbia University.

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About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries. Rare Book and Manuscript Library; machine readable finding aid created by Columbia University Libraries Digital Library Program Division

Processing Information

Papers and artwork Processed 11/--/86 JR

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion June 26, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2009-06-26 File created.
    2012-02- 13 EAD created by PTL

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Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Subjects

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Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.--Portraits, caricatures, etc.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
United States--History--Civil War, 1860-1865.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical Note

Israel Cyrus Gordon (Columbia A.B., 1924; LLB, 1926), a lawyer, was an avid collector of Lincolniana.

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