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   Abraham Lincoln Portraits and Memorabilia, 1860-1940.

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Preferred Citation

Abraham Lincoln Portraits and Memorabilia. Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Columbia University.

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Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID:4079558 View CLIO record
Title:Abraham Lincoln Portraits and Memorabilia, 1860-1940.
Physical description:14.5 linear ft ( 350 itemsin 7 boxes & map case drawers).
Language(s):In English
Access: This collection is located on-site.  More information »

Arrangement

Arrangement

Selected items cataloged; remainder arranged.

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Description

Scope and Content

Contemporary engravings, lithographs, carte-de-visite photographs, and memorabilia; 20th century drawings and reproductions of portraits of Lincoln, his family, and his contemporaries. Among the portraits of Lincoln are a charcoal sketch by the sculptor Gutzon Borglum, lithographs by Currier & Ives, photographs by Mathew Brady and his studio. Memorabilia in the collection include bookends and sculptures, a dinner plate, a carved plaque, a reproduction of a death mask, a mourning ribbon, silk commemorative badges, and a hair ornament worn by Mrs Lincoln, in a leather-covered trinket box with the President's initials on it.

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Using the Collection

RBML

Access Restrictions

This collection is located on-site.

Restrictions on Use

Permission to publish materials must be obtained in writing from the Librarian for Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Preferred Citation

Abraham Lincoln Portraits and Memorabilia. 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

Processed 11/06/81 ADS

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.
    2011-11-04 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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Genre/Form

HeadingCUL Archives:
Portal
CUL Collections:
CLIO
Nat'l / Int'l Archives:
ArchiveGRID
Badges.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Cartes de visite.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Charcoal drawings.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Drawings.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Engravings.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Hair.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Lithographs.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
MemorabiliaPortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Memorial works.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Miniatures.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Photographs.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Plaques.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Porcelain.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Portraits.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Prints.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Sculpture.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Sketches.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Statues.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Subjects

HeadingCUL Archives:
Portal
CUL Collections:
CLIO
Nat'l / Int'l Archives:
ArchiveGRID
Americana.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Borglum, Gutzon, 1867-1941.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Brady, Mathew B., 1823 (ca.)-1896.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Currier & Ives.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Hellman, Alfred Myer, 1880-1955,--collector.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Portraits.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Presidents--United States--19th century.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Presidents.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Biography

Collected by Dr Alfred Myer Hellman, 1880-1955 (Columbia A.B. 1902, M.D. 1905), the father-in-law of Morton Pepper, the donor.

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