Abraham Lincoln Miscellany,1864-2015

Collection Number: 8412

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Abraham Lincoln miscellany, 1864-2015
Collection Number:
8412
Creator:
Quantity:
.6 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Newspapers, publications, memorabilia, printed material.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Posters, broadsides, memorabilia, etc., pertaining to Lincoln, particularly to his death and funeral.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Posters, broadsides, memorabilia, etc., pertaining to Lincoln, particularly to his death and funeral. Contents include a Lincoln campaign song, 1864; a Thanksgiving proclamation, State of Wisconsin, April 12, 1865; an item listing the order of the funeral procession at obsequies of President Lincoln, 1865; an item concerning another funeral procession, held at Danville, April 19, 1865; an item on a public meeting in Boone County, Missouri, April 22, 1865; an item concerning a lecture by J.H. Surratt, Dec. 30, 1870, on a plot to kidnap Lincoln; and a poem by Edwin Markham, 1929, titled Lincoln, the man of the people.
"Lincoln and Liberty!!, Tract No. 14, New York, Sept. 18, 1860" political pamphlet issued by the Young Men's Republican Union of the City of New York for Lincoln and Hamlin.
Broadside: "The Irrepressible Conflict or The Republican Barge in Danger," published by Currier & Ives, 1860.
Also, early assassination broadside: "Crutch Extra!!! Important from Washington. Death of President Lincoln. The Assassin Escapes." printed for sick and wounded Union troops at Anapolis and one of the earliest printed descriptions of the assassination. Emancipation Proclamation, General Orders No. 139. Issued from the War Department, Washington, D.C. Signed in print by Abraham Lincoln, President; William H. Seward, Secretary of State; and Lorenzo Thomas, Adjutant General (3pp.). "Golden Sayings of Abraham Lincoln," broadside with 18 quotes from Lincoln. "Little 'Mac'" Copperhead ticket attacking George McClellan's credentials during the 1864 campaign. Harper's Weekly on Lincoln's assassination, May 20, 1865.
Two Abraham Lincoln Centennial souvenir postcards, 1909.
Emancipation Proclamation stamp and first day cover, 2013.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Death and burial.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Assassination.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Anniversaries, etc.
Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940.
McClellan, George B. (George Brinton), 1826-1885.
Surratt, John H. (John Harrison), 1844-1916
Currier & Ives.
United States. President (1861-1865: Lincoln).
Young Men's Republican Union of the City of New York.

Titles:
Emancipation Proclamation (United States. President (1861-1865 : Lincoln))fast(OCoLC)fst01356258

Subjects:
Anniversaries
Assassination

Form and Genre Terms:
First day covers.
Poetry
Quotations


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Abraham Lincoln Miscellany, #8412. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
SERIES LIST

Series I. Historical documents
Box 1, 3
Series II. Publications
Box 2
Series III. Archival publications and exhibits
Box 2
Series IV. Ephemera
Box 1, 3
Series V. Other miscellaneous items
Box 2, 3

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 2
"Lincoln and Hamilton - facts for the people", Tract No. 14
September 18, 1860
Box 1 Folder 2
Lincoln campaign song!
1864
Box 1 Folder 2
"Obsequies of President Lincoln, order of funeral procession"
n.d.
Box 1 Folder 2
Thanksgiving Proclamation, State of Wisconsin, by James T. Lewis, Governor
April 12, 1865
Box 1 Folder 2
"Crutch Extra!!! Important from Washington. Death of President Lincoln. The Assassin Escapes."
1865
-printed for sick and wounded Union troops at Anapolis and one of the earliest printed descriptions of the assassination
Box 1 Folder 2
"Lincoln, The Man of The People", by Edwin Markham
1929
-revised version of poem chosen by committee headed by Chief Justice Taft to be read at the dedication of the Lincoln Memorial in 1922
Box 1 Folder 2
Broadside advertising the funeral procession of Lincoln at Danville
April 19, 1865
Box 1 Folder 2
"Death of President Lincoln, public meeting in Boone County, MO."
n.d.
Box 1 Folder 2
Harper's Weekly
May 20, 1865
Box 1 Folder 2
Political cartoon, "The Irrepressible Conflict, or The Republican Barge in Danger"
1860
Box 1 Folder 2
Broadside advertising a lecture by J.H. Surratt at the Odd-Fellow's Hall
December 30, 1870
-this lecture was cancelled due to opposition
Box 3 Folder 1
"Little 'Mac'" Copperhead ticket
1864
-ticket attacking George McClellan's credentials during the 1864 campaign
Box 3 Folder 4
Emancipation Proclamation, General Orders No. 139
September 24, 1862
-issued from the War Department, Washington, D.C; signed in print by Abraham Lincoln (President), William H. Seward (Secretary of State) and Lorenzo Thomas (Adjutant General)
Box 2 Folder 1
National Geographic
April 2015
Box 2 Folder 2
Newsweek, Lincoln vs. Darwin
July 2008
Box 2 Folder 3
BBC Knowledge
February 2009
Box 2 Folder 4
Time Magazine
2009
Box 2 Folder 5
The Observer
October 17, 1965
Box 2 Folder 6
"The Campaign for Atlanta!"
1964
Box 2 Folder 7
"The Atlanta Cyclorama of The Battle of Atlanta"
1966
Box 2 Folder 8
Abraham Lincoln, by Amy L. Cohn and Suzy Schmidt
2002
Box 1 Folder 1
Flyer advertising duel Kroch Library exhibits - Emancipation Proclamation and Hip Hop
2013
Box 2 Folder 9
The Quarto, the Clements Library Associates
2008
Box 2 Folder 10
Smithsonian Collector's Edition
2009
Box 2 Folder 11
New York Archives, special issue
2009
Box 2 Folder 12
For the Record, Illinois State Archives newsletter
2008
Box 2 Folder 13
Seth Kaller Inc.
2011
Box 2 Folder 14
Exhibit programs and flyers
2008-2013
Box 2 Folder 15
Newspaper clippings regarding Cornell's exhibits
2009-2013
Box 1 MU-1561
Bakersfield Condors hockey jersey commemorating 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address
2013
-depicts images of Lincoln, a civil war battle, and the Gettysburg Address
Box 3 MU-1559
Pair of socks depicting Lincoln's face
n.d.
Box 3 MU-1560
Band aids depicting an image of Lincoln
n.d.
Box 3 Folder 5
Abraham Lincoln note card with sticker quotes
n.d.
Box 2 Folder 16
Music lyrics
n.d.
Box 2 Folder 17
200th Birthday Celebration invitations
February 12, 2009
Box 2 Folder 18
The Battle of Gettysburg in 3-D
1963
Box 2 Folder 19
Gettysburg Address, printed by J. Tyler
2015
Box 3 Folder 2
Emancipation Proclamation first day covers
2013
Box 3 Folder 3
Birthday commemoration postcards
1909, 1912