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Creator Role

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Description

The object is a leaflet published for distribution at the National Lincoln Monument in Springfield, Illinois. Inside the leaflet is a piece of wood from Lincoln's Springfield Home and three oak leaves from a tree located at Lincoln's Tomb. The leaflet is enclosed in a red folder.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1926

Measurement

6 X 9 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

leaves (plant components), paper (fiber product), wood (plant material)

Inscription

embossed on recto of flyleaf: H. W. FAY / CUSTODIAN LINCOLN'S TOMB / SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS inscribed on recto of flyleaf: To Edward J. Lemon Jr. / at Lincoln's / Tomb / Nov. 9 1926, / accompanying / a piece / of wood / from / Lincolns / Springfield / home / H. W. Fay inscribed on verso of flyleaf: H. W. Fay / Oak / Leaf / from / tree / at / Lincoln's Tomb

Creation Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Work Type

leaflet (printed works); leaves (plant components); wood (plant material)

Class

Article

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

Related Source

Found in envelope with item #s 8264 and 8265.

ID

8263

Current Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Repository

Mississippi State University Libraries

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

Abraham Lincoln and His Last Resting Place

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