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At a Glance
Selected items cataloged; remainder arranged.
Contemporary engravings, lithographs, carte-de-visite photographs, and memorabilia; 20th century drawings and reproductions of portraits of Lincoln, his family, and his contemporaries. Among the portraits of Lincoln are a charcoal sketch by the sculptor Gutzon Borglum, lithographs by Currier and Ives, photographs by Mathew Brady and his studio. Memorabilia in the collection include bookends and sculptures, a dinner plate, a carved plaque, a reproduction of a death mask, a mourning ribbon, silk commemorative badges, and a hair ornament worn by Mrs Lincoln, in a leather-covered trinket box with the President's initials on it.
Using the Collection
Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Restrictions on Access
This collection is located on-site.
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.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Abraham Lincoln portraits and memorabilia; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
See also: Ms Coll\Hill & Ms Coll\Gordon
Abraham Lincoln Collection Columbia University Libraries.
I. Cyrus Gordon Collection of Abraham Lincoln Materials Columbia University Libraries.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Processed ADS 11/06/81.
2009-06-26 File created.
2011-11-04 EAD created by PTL
2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Collected by Dr Alfred Myer Hellman, 1880-1955 (Columbia A.B. 1902, M.D. 1905). the father-in-law of Morton Pepper, the donor.