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Abraham Lincoln scrapbooks and ephemera

Abraham Lincoln scrapbooks and ephemera

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Abraham Lincoln scrapbooks and ephemera RHC-67

Grand Valley State University Special Collections & University Archives
1 Campus Drive
Allendale, MI 49503



Repository: Grand Valley State University Special Collections & University Archives
creatorLemmen, Harvey
Title: Abraham Lincoln scrapbooks and ephemera
Dates: 1865-2000
Quantity: 5.0 Linear feet(3 volumes, 1 flat box, and 13 half boxes)
Identification: RHC-67
Language:

Arrangement

Arranged in 2 series: 1) Scrapbooks and clippings; 2) Ephemera

Collection Description

The collection consists of materials, compiled by collector Harvey E. Lemmen, as part of his extensive book, manuscript, ephemera and art collection on the life and death of the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln. Three large scrapbooks of newspaper clippings and articles from local and national press are titled, v. 1 Lincolniana: his assassination and funeral; v.2 Lincoln in pictures; v. 3 Lincoln in advertising. The boxes contain auction/sales cards, correspondence with dealers, iconography, inventories, photos, reproductions, portraits, stamp and postcard materials, travel guides, calendars, brochures, and other ephemera related to Lincoln.


Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Printed ephemera
Scrapbooks

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research use.

Publication Rights

For information on copyright or permissions for this collection, contact Grand Valley State University Special Collections.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Abraham Lincoln scrapbooks and ephemera (RHC-67). Special Collections & University Archives, Grand Valley State University Libraries.

Source of Acquisition

Acquired from Harvey E. Lemmen in 1992.


Related Material

Lincoln art and artifact collection.


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