• Abraham Lincoln Life Mask --                        The Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana

    Abraham Lincoln Life Mask -- The Alfre...

    A 360 degree rotational view of the [Life mask of Abraham Lincoln.]. Requires Flash. Move mouse across image to rotate | Click to zoom in or out // var so = new SWFObject("http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/collections/stern-lincoln/swf/lincoln_rotate_zoom.swf", "lincoln_rotate_zoom", "517", "386", "8", "#ffffff"); so.addParam("quality", "high"); so.addParam("menu", "false"); so.write("rotate_zoom1"); //

  • Rights and Access --                        The Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana

    Rights and Access -- The Alfred Whital...

    The Library of Congress is not aware of any U.S. copyright or any other restrictions for the documents in this collection. However, some of the content may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) and/or by the copyright or neighboring-rights laws of other nations. Additionally, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by privacy and/or publicity rights. The determination of ...

  • Lincoln's Letters --                        The Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana
  • Catalog of the Stern Collection --                        The Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana

    Catalog of the Stern Collection -- The...

    The general purpose of this catalog is to acquaint scholars, collectors, and the public with the content of the notable collection of Lincolniana amassed over a 35-year period by Mr. Alfred Whital Stern. Originally deposited in the Library of Congress in 1951, Stern formally presented his collection to the Library in 1953. A Catalog of the Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana in the ...

    • Date: 1809
  • Stern's Gift of Lincolniana to the Nation --                        The Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana

    Stern's Gift of Lincolniana to the Nation -- ...

    At the end of 1847, a newly elected member of the House of Representatives from Illinois departed the east side of the United States Capitol in search of living quarters. Crossing the intersection of First Street and Independence Avenue, he happened upon a boardinghouse under the proprietorship of Ann Sprigg. Finding the accommodations satisfactory, he made the necessary arrangements with Mrs. Sprigg to make ...

    • Date: 1809
  • Additional Physical Artifacts --                        The Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana
  • Articles and Essays --                        The Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana
  • Election Tickets --                        The Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana
  • Collection Highlights --                        The Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana

    Collection Highlights -- The Alfred Wh...

    Galleries include featured political cartoons, election tickets, copies of the Emancipation Proclamation, Lincoln's letters, protraits of Lincoln, broadsides and photographs, newspapers and ephemera, papers from Lincoln's law practice, as well as physical artifacts.

    • Date: 1809
  • Related Resources --                        The Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana

    Related Resources -- The Alfred Whital...

    In American Memory The Frederick Douglass Papers at the Library of Congress Contains approximately 38,000 items relating to Douglass' life as an escaped slave, abolitionist, editor, orator, and public servant. The papers span the years 1841 to 1964. Words and Deeds in American History: Selected Documents Celebrating the Manuscript Division's First 100 Years Important primary documents from the Manuscript Division including papers of presidents, ...

  • 360 Degree Views of Artifacts --                        The Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana

    360 Degree Views of Artifacts -- The A...

    This special presentations allow you to rotate these selected objects 360 degrees to get a complete view not available in 2-D images. Flash required.

    • Date: 1809
  • Portraits of Lincoln --                        The Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana
  • Papers from Lincoln's Law Practice --                        The Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana
  • Stephen Douglass Life Mask --                        The Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana

    Stephen Douglass Life Mask -- The Alfr...

    A 360 degree rotational view of the Stephen Douglas. Original life mask taken in Chicago, 1857.. Requires Flash. Move mouse across image to rotate | Click to zoom in or out // var so = new SWFObject("http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/collections/stern-lincoln/swf/douglas_rotate_zoom.swf", "douglas_rotate_zoom", "517", "386", "8", "#ffffff"); so.addParam("quality", "high"); so.addParam("menu", "false"); so.write("rotate_zoom1"); //

  • About this Collection --                        The Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana

    About this Collection -- The Alfred Wh...

    The collection contains more than 11,100 items. This online release presents over 1,300 items with a over 4,000 images and a date range of 1824-1931. It includes the complete collection of Stern's contemporary newspapers, Lincoln's law papers, sheet music, broadsides, prints, cartoons, maps, drawings, letters, campaign tickets, and other ephemeral items. The books and pamphlets in this collection are scheduled for digitization at a ...

    • Date: 1809
  • Political Cartoons --                        The Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana
  • Lincoln Inkwell --                        The Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana

    Lincoln Inkwell -- The Alfred Whital S...

    A 360 degree rotational view of the Lincoln inkwell; a gift from Charles D. Proston.. Requires Flash. Move mouse across image to rotate | Click to zoom in or out // var so = new SWFObject("http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/collections/stern-lincoln/swf/inkwell_rotate_zoom.swf", "inkwell_rotate_zoom", "517", "386", "8", "#ffffff"); so.addParam("quality", "high"); so.addParam("menu", "false"); so.write("rotate_zoom1"); // Lincoln inkwell. A gift to Abraham Lincoln from Charles D. Poston in 1865. Posten was Arizona Territory's ...

  • Broadsides and Photographs --                        The Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana
  • Hickory Mallets --                        The Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana

    Hickory Mallets -- The Alfred Whital S...

    A 360 degree rotational view of the Hickory mallet used by Leonard Wells Volk in making his busts of Lincoln and Douglas. Requires Flash. Move mouse across image to rotate | Click to zoom in or out // var so = new SWFObject("http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/collections/stern-lincoln/swf/mallet_rotate_zoom.swf", "mallet_rotate_zoom", "517", "386", "8", "#ffffff"); so.addParam("quality", "high"); so.addParam("menu", "false"); so.write("rotate_zoom1"); //

  • Emancipation Proclamation --                        The Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana
  • Newspapers and Ephemera --                        The Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana