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Indiana Lincoln Union records 1927-1940

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Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI L365 (Text) 00000106354079 Manuscripts Collection Available -
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI V313 (Text) 00000106667983 Manuscripts Collection Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1.3 Cubic feet 4 manuscript boxes, 4 volumes

Content descriptions

General Note:
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2016/10/19 by Kori Nell. EAD finding aid created 2016/10/19 by Kori Nell. EAD finding aid updated 2016/11/10 by Lauren Patton.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
This collection includes records, bank books, booklets, vouchers, and volumes from members of the Lincoln Union ranging from 1927-1940 regarding Indiana Lincoln Union. Notable publications include the 1927 printed copy of "Lincoln the Hoosier" booklet, "Abraham Lincoln", an address delivered before the Lincoln Club of Logansport, and "The Grave of the Mother of Lincoln".
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Indiana Lincoln Union records, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Location of Other Archival Materials Note:
Materials relating to this collection may be found in the following collections in Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN: L091: Richard Lieber papers, 1892-1958
Biographical or Historical Data:
Governor Edward L. Jackson of Indiana appointed members of an executive committee to "work towards the creation of a state memorial park including the site of the Lincoln family cabin and the grave of Nancy Hanks Lincoln". "In 1927 the Indiana Lincoln Union was formed to raise funds and encourage support for a memorial to recognize Lincoln's years in the Hoosier state." The Indiana Lincoln Union was active in the 1920s until the 1940s. Source: collection inventory and Wikipedia: "Lincoln Boyhood National Park." Retrieved from
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Lincoln, Nancy Hanks, 1784-1818.
Indiana Lincoln Union.
Indiana > Societies and clubs.
Presidents > United States.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865
Genre: Booklets.
Financial statements.

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