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Abraham Lincoln funeral train ivy

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: L616

Scope and Contents

This collection includes a framed piece of ivy from Lincoln's casket while in Indianapolis, Indiana during the funeral train.


  • 1865/04/30

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 1861-1865. While he was in office he abolished slavery and preserved the United States by leading the Union to successfully win the Civil War.


0.3 Cubic Feet (1 small index card box)

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as donation by Alta Jean Widvey on March 15, 1988.


No further additions are expected.

Related Archival Material

Materials relating to this collection may be found in the following collections in Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN:

S1170: Collection on Abraham Lincoln, approximately 1800-1959

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2015/12/14 by Bethany Fiechter. EAD finding aid created 2015/12/14 by Bethany Fiechter.
Abraham Lincoln funeral train ivy
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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