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Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1809-02-12 - 1865-04-15

Abraham Lincoln was a lawyer and politician from Illinois. He served as the 16th president of the United States between 1861 and 1865.

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Abraham Lincoln Papers, 1862-1864

 Collection
Identifier: MC-1954-128
Scope and Contents A two-page document, on vellum, signed November 12, 1862, authorizes the Smithsonian Institution's agents in London to recover the residue of Smithson's bequest so that it may be used for the benefit of the Institution. This is one of the few documents on which Lincoln signed his full name--he usually used only the initial of his first name. The paper is countersigned by William H. Seward, Secretary of State, and Charles Dodd.Two of the papers deal with grants of land, one a deed to...
Dates: 1862 - 1864

Abraham Lincoln statue, undated

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 4
Identifier: 1995.002.4.4.009
Scope and Contents Photograph of Vinnie Ream's statue of Abraham Lincoln. There is a printed line at the bottom of the photograph that reads: "Statue of Abraham Lincoln in the Capitol Rotunda, Washington, D. C."
Dates: 1911 - 1991

Ann Rutledge, Undated

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2, item: 3
Scope and Contents Typed script about Ann Rutledge, Abraham Lincoln's purported first love.
Dates: Undated

Bass, Henry B. to Mrs. Julia Welch, 1972-09-20

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: 1995.002.1.1.008
Content Description From the Collection: Correspondence and clippings from and about Gustavus Gus Welch (1892-1970) a full blood Chippewa born in Spooner, Wisconsin, was a member of the Carlisle Indian School Class of 1911, Jim Thorpe's quarterback for the professional football team the Ohio Bulldogs in Canton, Ohio, a member of the U. S. Track Team for the 1912 Olympics, a 1917 graduate of the Dickinson School of Law and a coach at a number of institutions.
Dates: 1972-09-20

Ford Theatre box wallpaper fragment, approximately 1865

 Collection
Identifier: E457.65-.F67-1865-Ovrsz
Scope and Contents Wall paper sample, framed and inscribed.
Handwritten inscription reads: A piece of paperhangings detached from the box in which our President was assassinated. F.L. President Lincoln.
On verso: Presented by Dr. Francis L(illegible). New York.
Dates: approximately 1865

General historical manuscripts, documents and photographs, 1747-1985

 Collection
Identifier: 1981-008
Scope and Contents This artificial collection was begun as a catch-all for small single gifts and purchases, and to make them easier for scholars to search them. This assemblage consists primarily of documents, correspondence, photographs, broadsides and artifacts, dealing mostly with United States history.
Dates: 1747 - 1985

It's Time for Every Boy to Be a Soldier, 1917

 Item
Identifier: 2001.029.2
Scope and Contents Cover page illustration includes photographic insets featuring Abraham Lincoln and Woodrow Wilson.
Dates: Copyright: 1917

Life magazine cover with newspaper clipping, 1945-06-18

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 5
Identifier: 1995.002.4.5.021
Scope and Contents Life magazine cover featuring image of Vinnie Ream's Abraham Lincoln statue with an attached newspaper clipping about the cover.
Dates: 1945-06-18

Lincoln, Abraham

 File
Identifier: 1981.008.4
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This artificial collection was begun as a catch-all for small single gifts and purchases, and to make them easier for scholars to search them. This assemblage consists primarily of documents, correspondence, photographs, broadsides and artifacts, dealing mostly with United States history.
Dates: 1747 - 1985

Lincoln and the Reds, 1947

 Item
Identifier: 2006.003.1.1.72
Scope and Contents "Old Abe tells a few homely truths...." A fictional piece originally published in The Daily Worker, 12 Feb 1947.
Dates: 1947