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Finding Aid for the Collection of Material about Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865), 1850-1950
2021  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Collection of Material about Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865),
    Date (bulk): 1850-1950
    Collection number: 2021
    Creator: Edward A. Dickson
    Extent: 9 boxes (4.5 linear ft.) 1 oversize package
    Abstract: Collection consists of articles, books, pamphlets, clippings, memorabilia, photographs and other pictorial materials relating to Abraham Lincoln.
    Language: Finding aid is written in English.
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    • Gift of William W. Clary on behalf of the Lincoln Club, 1969.
    • Gift of Pasadena Public Library, 1983 & 1991.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Collection of Material about Abraham Lincoln (Collection Number 2021). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    Processing History:

    Photographs processed by Adolfo Prieto, with assistance from Kelley Wolfe Bachli, in the Center for Primary Research and Training (CFPRT), 2008.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of articles, books, pamphlets, clippings, memorabilia, photographs and other pictorial materials relating to Abraham Lincoln. Also includes publications concerning organizations and memorials dedicated to Lincoln. Most of the material was collected by Edward A. Dickson.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Books, pamphlets, and other printed materials (Box 1).
    2. Lincoln organizations, museums, memorials, photographs and other pictorial materials relating to Lincoln (Box 2).
    3. Articles and newspaper clippings, publishers' and book dealers' announcements of Lincolnia (Box 3).
    4. Artifacts and memorabilia (Box 4).
    5. Miscellaneous ephemera (Box 5).
    6. Portraits and writings of Lincoln, Lincoln organizations, museums, and memorials (Box 6).
    7. Writings about Lincoln (Box 7).
    8. Posters and sketches (Box 8).
    9. Photographs, cartoons, and sketches (Box 9).
    10. Pictorial ephemera (Oversize package).

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the repository's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
    Presidents--United States--Archives.

    Other Index Terms Related to this Collection

    Dickson, Edward A. (Edward Augustus), 1879 or 80-1956--collector.