Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Found in 54 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder: B014
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials about Abraham Lincoln, including photocopies of various writings and speeches he made. There is also material that discusses his genealogy and personal accounts of encounters with Abraham Lincoln. Research covers the date range of 1800-1959. The third folder consists of facsimiles related to Abraham Lincoln, primarily images. There is also an oversize folder (OBC083).
Dates: circa 1888-1959, undated
Collection — Box: 1
Collection — Folder: B013
Collection — Folder: S0190
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typed document with map from Arietta and George B. Bullock in Indiana ranging from 1830 to 1938 regarding Jonesboro (now Gentryville) Indiana in 1830, the life of Abraham Lincoln and his family during boyhood in Indiana and the Bullocks' life.
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a "Blank Book" manufactured by the William B. Burford Company of Indianapolis, Indiana and used by C. Earl Suffrins starting on February 7, 1905 to record the books that he had read by a number of authors. Much of the volume is empty, but in the back there are several handwritten pages of notes written by his father, Charles A. Suffrin, about his "Life Story." Also tucked in the back cover are a few more handwritten notes, one with gardening directions and two with...
Dates: 1905 and undated
Collection — Folder: S0053
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of Baker’s letters to Thelma M. Murphy of Indianapolis. Murphy was able to obtain resources that furthered Baker’s research into the history of Spencer County, and especially Abraham Lincoln. Also contained in this collection are clippings from the Grandview Monitor of Baker’s writings on subjects related to his correspondence with Murphy.
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 — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes glass lantern slides in the United States ranging from circa 1861 to 1864 regarding the U.S. Civil War, with images of maps, forts, battles, military ordnance, and prominent politicians and military leaders.
Dates: circa 1861-1864
Collection — Folder: S2176
Scope and Contents This collection includes a November 10, 1913 letter written by C.L. (Clarence LaRue) Goodwin on Indiana Veneer and Lumber Company letterhead and sent to "Prof. Brown." The letter consists of two handwritten sentences, Goodwin's signature, and an attached clipping of "How Simon Cameron Tossed Aside a Paper Signed by 'A. Lincoln," a November 6, 1913 article written by E.J. Edwards and printed in the Pittsburgh Gazette Times. Goodwin mentions in...