Collection Manuscripts/Mixed Material Page 1 of Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana,

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Title
Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana,
Summary
Works by and about Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) and his era; includes published and unpublished material on contemporary figures, slavery, the Civil War, and Reconstruction; the bronze casts of Lincoln's head and hands made by Leonard W. Volk, the modeling tools he used in their creation, with supporting ms. and photographs; the papers of James B. Merwin, army chaplain appointed by Lincoln during the Civil War.
Subject Headings
-  Lincoln, Abraham,--1809-1865
-  Lincoln, Abraham,--1809-1865--Contemporaries
-  Lincoln, Abraham,--1809-1865--Assassination
-  Lincoln, Abraham,--1809-1865--Death and burial
-  Lincoln, Abraham,--1809-1865--Correspondence
-  Lincoln, Abraham,--1809-1865--Songs and music
-  Lincoln, Abraham,--1809-1865--Miscellanea
-  Volk, Leonard Wells,--1828-1895
-  Merwin, James Burtis,--1829-1917
-  Lincoln-Douglas Debates, Ill., 1858--Sources
-  Slavery--United States--History--Sources
-  Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)--Sources
-  United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Sources
-  United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Songs and music
-  United States--History--19th century--Sources
Notes
-  Formats include books, pamphlets, broadsides, sheet music, prints, cartoons, maps, contemporary newspapers, correspondence, stamps, coins, printed ephemera, medals, and sculpture.
-  Books and pamphlets are cataloged individually in the Library of Congress online catalog.
-  The Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana was deposited in the Library of Congress in 1951 and formally given to the Library by Mr. Stern in 1953. The collection has been added to since that time. A Catalog of the Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana (Washington: Library of Congress, 1960) provides access to the collection as it was constituted as of September 1958.
-  A portion of the collection is available on the Library of Congress Web site as the "The Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana."
-  Gift, Alfred Whital Stern; 1953.
Medium
ca. 11,100 items.
Call Number/Physical Location
E457 .S835 1824
Repository
Library of Congress Rare Book and Special Collections Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/rbc.home
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/collrbc.rb000004
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/lprbscsm.scsm1303
Library of Congress Control Number
2014656901
Access Advisory
Researchers are advised to contact the Rare Book and Special Collections Reading Room for access information well in advance of their visit. http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/rbc.contact
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https://lccn.loc.gov/2014656901
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Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana. 1824. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://lccn.loc.gov/2014656901. (Accessed February 27, 2017.)

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(1824) Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://lccn.loc.gov/2014656901.

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Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana. 1824. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://lccn.loc.gov/2014656901>.