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John Wesley Hill manuscripts, 1860-1934

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0592
Bib ID 4078898 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Hill, John Wesley, 1863-1936
Title John Wesley Hill manuscripts, 1860-1934
Physical Description 11 boxes (11 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Access

The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 3-9. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Selected materials cataloged remainder arranged.

Description

Summary

Letters, manuscripts, prints, portraits, memorabilia, clipping, pamphlets, and other printed materials relating to Abraham Lincoln and his contemporaries. Included are four autograph letters from Lincoln, two of which are photostatic copies; one letter each from Salmon P. Chase, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Horace Greeley, and Robert Lincoln; two manuscript passes (military); a bust of Lincoln; a cast of his hands and a reconstruction of Lincoln's library. Also, five letters from Hill to his grandson David Schrady Hill, and typescripts of his sermons and speeches.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 3-9. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); John Wesley Hill manuscripts; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 07/--/89.

Separated Materials

The Lincoln Library, consisting of approximately 400 volumes, is being handled as a separate book collection by the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

Revision Description

2020-10-01 EAD document created by CCR.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Autographs (manuscripts) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Prints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sermons Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Chase, Salmon P (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
College teachers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hill, David Schrady Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lincoln, Robert Todd, 1843-1926 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Portraits Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United States -- History -- 1849-1877 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United States -- History -- 1865- Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United States -- Politics and government -- 1901-1953 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United States -- Politics and government -- 19th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

American Methodist minister, political activist, author,and chancellor of Lincoln Memorial University, Cumberland Gap, Tenn., 1916-1936.