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
Repository:
Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Physical Description:
11 boxes (11 boxes)
Language(s):
English .
Access:
You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.

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.

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.

Arrangement

Selected materials cataloged remainder arranged.

Using the Collection

Restrictions on Access

You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.

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.

Related Materials

Part of Abraham Lincoln collection MS#2028: Lock of Abraham Lincoln's hair, Washington, D.C., 15 April 1865, 1 item; Locket (Hair clipped by Schuyler Colfax for Mary Todd Lincoln) (Includes letters documenting authenticity)

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Hill, John Warren. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1943. Accession number--M-43.

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.

Biographical / Historical

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

Subject Headings

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

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Genre/Form
Autographs (manuscripts) CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Prints CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Sermons CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Name
Chase, Salmon P (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873 CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872 CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Hill, David Schrady CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Lincoln, Robert Todd, 1843-1926 CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896 CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Place
United States -- History -- 1849-1877 CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
United States -- History -- 1865-1898 CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
United States -- Politics and government -- 1901-1953 CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
United States -- Politics and government -- 19th century CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Subject
College teachers CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Portraits CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID