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Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865



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 21 Collections and/or Records:

Abe Lincoln and family

Identifier: 1981.008.4

Abraham Lincoln Papers, 1862-1864

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...
Dates: 1862 - 1864

Abraham Lincoln statue, undated

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 4
Identifier: 1995.
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.
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

Commemorative medallion, Undated

Identifier: 1981.008.4
Scope and Contents

Medallion: Recto features Abraham Lincoln in base relief, commemorating the Centennial of Abraham Lincoln. Verso bears the quote: "Government of the people, by the people, for the people...."

Dates: Undated

Ford Theatre box wallpaper fragment, approximately 1865

Identifier: 1000-139
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

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

Henry B. Bass "Dear Everybody" newsletters

Identifier: 1975-004
Scope and Contents

112 issues of newsletter entitled, "Dear Everybody".

Dates: 1962 - 1975

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

Identifier: 2001.029.2
Scope and Contents

Cover page illustration includes photographic insets featuring Abraham Lincoln and Woodrow Wilson.

Dates: Copyright: 1917

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