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Scope and Contents Papers of the Abraham Lincoln Association, documenting the association's efforts to promote the life and memory of President Abraham Lincoln. These files include records for both the Centennial Association and the Abraham Lincoln Associationand contain mostly the business records of the executive secretaries: Warren, Bunn, Angle, Pratt, Barringer, and Basler.
Dates: Created: 1908-1958
Scope and Contents Consists of 1.00 cu ft. of letters, deeds, receipts, legal documents, financial papers, notes, federal tax records, real estate records, maps, newspaper clippings, book reviews, lists, and reports documenting Dan W. Bannister's time as President of Abraham Lincoln Association (ALA) (1995-1998), member of the Board of Directors (1998 - 2002) and general operations (1995-2002). The ALA side projects are also documented in files soliciting donations, promoting the ALA's electronic library and...
Dates: Created: 1865-2002; Other: Majority of material found in 1966; Other: Date acquired: 10/20/2006
Abstract Lincoln author, farmer, investor and banker, Henry Bascom Rankin, was the son of Amberry and Arminda Rogers Rankin. He studied law in the office of Abraham Lincoln and William Herndon, Springfield, Illinois, from 1856 to 1861, and came to know Abraham Lincoln. Born in Athens, Illinois, Rankin lived in Petersburg, Jacksonville, and Springfield, Illinois. He married Alma Hurd in 1864, and they were the parents of Fred H., Albert H. and Emma (Mrs. Clayton J. Barber) Rankin. Henry Rankin wrote...
Dates: Created: ca. 1889-1927
Abstract Journalist, editor and author. Reporter, correspondent and editor-in-chief, Chicago Tribune (1857-1874); editor, New York Evening Post and Nation (1881-1899); editor-in-chief New York EveningPost (1899-1903). Author of Money and Banking Illustrated by American History (1896) and TheLife of Lyman Trumbull (1913).Correspondence, speeches, clippings, drafts and carbon copies of letters. Includes correspondenceconcerning research on Abraham Lincoln and Lyman Trumbull, including letters from William...
Dates: Created: 1855-1944; Other: Majority of material found in 1855-1917; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1950
Scope and Contents The John Milton Hay Papers, 1856-1905, includes letters, diaries, esssays, and poems spanning his education and career, concerning his political relationship with Abraham LIncoln and his tenure as Secretary of State. Of particular interest are four manuscript poems by Hay, twenty seven essays written while he was at Brown University and letters from John D. Blatz (author), J.G. Cowles (Cleveland broker), George F. Hammond (Cleveland architect), Arthur H. Palmer (Brown University librarian), and...
Dates: Created: 1856-1905; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1940
Scope and Contents Papers of Leonard Swett (1825 â 1889) consists of unpublished letters, published letters in journals, correspondence including incoming, personal papers, speeches and essays prepared by Swett, resolutions, and scrapbooks relating to Leonardâs relationship with his mother and sister in MaineÂ (1847-1886); experience in the Mexican War; legal practice in Illinois (1849 â 1858); the experiences in the Eighth Judicial Circuit; Republican National Convention (1888); the death of Swett (1889);...
Dates: Created: 1847-1890; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1942
- American Civil War, 1861-1865 2
- Personal papers 2
- Springfield (Ill.) 2
- Abraham Lincoln Law Practice 1
- Bloomington, Il 1
- Book manuscripts 1
- Copley First Citizen Award 1
- Correspondence 1
- Eighth Judicial Circuit 1
- Illinois History 1
- Illinois Sesquicentennial 1
- Illinois constitution 1
- Illinois law and Supreme Court 1
- Illinois--History--19th century 1
- Illinois--History--20th century 1
- John Wilkes Booth 1
- Mayor Howarth 1
- Mexican-American War, 1846-1848 1
- Old State Capitol 1
- Republican National Convention 1
- Saint-Gaudens' Lincoln Statue 1
- Scrapbooks 1
- United States Secretary of State 1
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