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Drawing of young Abraham Lincoln

 Collection — Folder: OB167
Identifier: OB167

Scope and Contents

This collection contains one pencil drawing showing a young Abraham Lincoln in a school house with a map of Lincoln City, Indiana. The drawing is signed, but the artist's signature cannot be deciphered. It was marked for possible publication in February of 1945.


  • 1945 February

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Biographical Note

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


0.05 Cubic Feet (1 medium oversize folder)

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This collection consists of one item.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2021 by Lauren Patton. EAD finding aid created 2021 by Lauren Patton.
Drawing of young Abraham Lincoln
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.