Lincoln, Nancy Hanks, 1784-1818
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder: S2553
Scope and Contents This collection includes a 31 page typewritten unofficial report on Nancy Hanks Lincoln created by Charlotte N. Baird, an administrative technician at the Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial. The 1977 report contains biographical information about Nancy and her extended family and includes information about their lives in Virginia, Kentucky, and Indiana. The last three pages contain genealogies of the Harper, Hanks, and Shipley families. Baird provides footnotes throughout her report, but it...
Collection — Folder: S3457
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Two folders comprise tlhis collection. Folder one has documents and newspaper clippings from 1922 to 1925. The second folder has miscellaneous papers from 1922. The papers are typed. Governor Warren McCray wrote, on October 4, 1922, "I am very much interested in the Indiana Lincoln Memorial Association. I have visited the burial place of Nancy Hanks... The time he [Abraham Lincoln] spent here was during the constructive period of a boy's life and I have no doubt that the environment surrounding...
Scope and Contents This collection includes records, bank books, booklets, vouchers, and volumes from members of the Lincoln Union ranging from 1927 to 1940 regarding Indiana Lincoln Union. Notable publications include the 1927 printed copy of "Lincoln the Hoosier" booklet, "Abraham Lincoln", an address delivered before the Lincoln Club of Logansport, and "The Grave of the Mother of Lincoln."
Collection — Folder: OBD045
Scope and Contents This collection comprises a plat map of the Nancy Hanks Lincoln Gravesite and surrounding area from the Indiana Department of Conservation, Division of Engineering, circa 1925, which shows the Spencer County memorial to Abraham Lincoln, where the log cabin stood, cemetery, and surrounding points of interest.
Dates: circa 1925
Collection — Folder: S1930
Scope and Contents This collection includes three items related to establishment of the Lincoln Memorial Way and the Nancy Hanks Lincoln Memorial in Indiana. The first item is a copy of the booklet The Lincoln Memorial Way Through Indiana, a published report by the commission appointed by Governor Harry G. Leslie to designate the historic route of the Lincoln family through Indiana. The booklet also includes a handwritten note added by Robert D. Starrett on January 5, 1956...