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Abraham Lincoln collection

Call Number: GEN MSS 257
Scope and Contents

This finding aid encompasses accessions of single manuscripts and small groups of manuscripts and other papers, by or pertaining to Abraham Lincoln, which the library has chosen to group and list as an artificial collection. Material has been organized into two series: I, Gift of A. Conger Goodyear and II, Additional Materials, materials acquired from various sources.

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Box 4 and broadside folder 28: Restricted fragile material. Reference surrogates have been substituted in the main files. For further information consult the appropriate curator.

Conditions Governing Use

The Abraham Lincoln Collection is the physical property of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Ongoing collection of documents acquired by gift and purchase from various sources. Type of accession (gift or purchase) and date of acquisition is noted in the box-and-folder list. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.

1.8 Linear Feet (4 boxes)
Related Names
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Language of Materials