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Ford Theatre box wallpaper fragment, approximately 1865

 Collection
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.
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

Robert Bruce papers, 1863-1950

 Collection
Identifier: 1978-001
Scope and Contents Consists of the source materials collected by Robert Bruce while researching his book, The Fighting Norths and Pawnee Scouts: Narratives and Reminiscences of Military Service on the Old Frontier. (Lincoln, Nebraska: Nebraska State Historical Society, [1932]. Materials dating from before 1900 are comprised of photographs or photostats of original materials obtained by Bruce during the course of his research. Included are original and photostat copies of correspondence between Bruce and Luther...
Dates: 1863 - 1950