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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.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
6 X 9 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
leaves (plant components), paper (fiber product), wood (plant material)
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
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
leaflet (printed works); leaves (plant components); wood (plant material)
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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Found in envelope with item #s 8264 and 8265.
Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
Mississippi State University Libraries
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