Object ID 003208
Object Name Anecdotal Lincoln
Object Desc "Speeches, Stories, and Yarns of the Immortal Abe" Illustrated biography of Abraham Lincoln.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY002892
General Category Printed Material
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Room 1, Shelf 20
Object Date 1900
Start Year Range
End Year Range
Status On-Site Collection Storage
Object Keywords Abraham Lincoln,biographies,books,presidential,
Title Anecdotal Lincoln
Sub-Title Speeches, Stories, and Yarns of the Immortal Abe.
Edition First, 1900
Description / Abstract An illustrated biography of President Abraham Lincoln.
Physical Description A yellow cloth-bound, hard covered book with silver, black and red inlay. Images of Lincoln standing in a laurel with two torches on either side. Spine lists the title, author, and Illustrated. Torch is also on the spine. Inside is an inscription in pencil. Illustrations throughout the book.
Publisher Thompson & Thomas
Publisher Details Publishers from Chicago, as mentioned in the book. They published books from the late 1890s until about 1909. Charles C. Thompson was in charge from 1907 to 1909.
Spine / Label
Date APR 11,2015
Assessor Christine Jankowski
Notes The cover is in pretty good condition: no discoloration and slight shelf wear on the edges. The cover, however, is loose around the spine and is cracked in the inner cover. Penciled inscriptions in the front and back inner covers. All pages have brown spotting.
Date APR 18,2015
Summary Location change
Notes Location changed to Room 1, Shelf 20 from On-Site Storage - automatic entry by admin