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Abraham Lincoln collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1170
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials about Abraham Lincoln. Included are photocopies of his various writings and speeches. There is also material that discusses his genealogy and personal accounts of encounters with Abraham Lincoln. Research covers the date range of 1800-1959.

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.

Arietta F. Seward Bullock papers

 Collection — Folder: S0190
Identifier: 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.

C. Earl Suffrins blank book

Identifier: V261
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...

Charles T. Baker papers

 Collection — Folder: S0053
Identifier: 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.

Charlotte Baird, Nancy Hanks Lincoln report

 Collection — Folder: S2553
Identifier: 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...

Claude Costlaw Hutson papers

 Collection — Folder: S708
Identifier: S0708
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typed manuscript from Claude Costlow Huston in Kokomo, Indiana regarding a play about Abraham Lincoln.

E. S. Guilbert collection

 Collection — Folder: S0557
Identifier: S0557
Scope and Contents In March 1830, Abraham Lincoln journeyed from southern Indiana to Illinois with his parents. When they went through Vincennes, legend has it that Abraham toured the Western Sun and General Advertiser newspaper office, where he saw his first printing press, and talked to Editor Stout. Mr. Guilbert wrote to Roy H. Garrigus, editor of the Vincennes Sun-Commercial to verify this story, which Mr. Garrigus could not do.Abraham often went to Rockport and borrowed books from Judge John...

Ewing family collection

Identifier: L323
Scope and Contents This collection comprises personal and business papers from the Ewing family, particulraly the brothers William Griffith (W.G.) and George Washington (G.W.) Ewing and their companies in Fort Wayne, Indiana and numerous other locations in the Midwest, ranging from 1818-1887, regarding land speculation; the fur trade; trade and relations with Native Americans and Hoosier pioneers; the settlement of Indiana and the Old Northwest; the development of Fort Wayne; state and national politics; and...

Flavius Josephus Bellamy collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0100
Scope and Contents The collection consists of diaries, letters, newspaper clippings, certificate, and discharge paper.The diary in Folder 1 mentions battles at Gettysburg and Williamsport, with detailed listings of troop movements.The letters in Folder 2 were sent to his parents and sisters Sarah and Eliza, among others. These are very detailed, and usually mention the location from which he writes, and how close it is to another city. It also contains a card with pictures of the...

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