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Object ID 003199

Object Name 1901 Biography on William McKinley

Object Desc Life and Distinguished Services of William McKinley Our Martyr President by Murat Halstead

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002883

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General Category Printed Material

Category Books


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 1, Shelf 20

Object Date 1901

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Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords biographies,books,William McKinley,Murat Halstead,presidential,history,

Title Life and Distinguished Services of William McKinle

Sub-Title Our Martyr President


Edition Memorial Edition

Description / Abstract The life, death, and funeral of President William McKinley.

Physical Description A mustard-yellow cloth bound book with the sepiatone image of William McKinley in the center. The image is surrounded by a gold laurel, gold ribbons, and gold torches. Above the image is "Life and Distinguished Services of William McKinley" and below the image is Memorial Edition. The spin lists the title, McKinley's monogram, and "superbly illustrated." Numerous photographs are printed inside of the book.

Author Murad Halstead (1829-1908)

Author Details An esteemed journalist, editor, and writer of the 19th century. Was a war correspondant in three wars, including the Spanish American War.




Language English

Publisher Memorial Association

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Image Caption CMY2883



Date APR 3,2015

Summary Good

Assessor Christine Jankowski

Notes The cloth bound cover has faded. The image of McKinley has a few scratches and has rust spots. Spine and edges have some wear. Pages are discolored along the edges. Still readable. The pages towards the back of the book are tighter than the front.


Date APR 18,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 1, Shelf 20 from On-Site Storage - automatic entry by admin