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MS Lincoln 2

Lincoln Room Collection of medals, 1860-1918: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

© President and Fellows of Harvard College

Processing of this collection was funded by The Ruth Miller Memorial Philanthropic Fund.

Descriptive Summary

Location: b, Lincoln Room
Call No.: MS Lincoln 2
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Title: Lincoln Room Collection of medals,
Date(s): 1860-1918 and undated.
Quantity: 1 collection (1.6 linear feet (3 boxes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Collection of medals, coins, and ribbons associated with Abraham Lincoln.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

The majority of these medals were part of the Nolen collection of Lincolniana, bequeathed to Harvard by William W. Nolen, class of 1884, received: 1924-1925. More specific accession information, if available, follows each item entry and notes.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Alexis Dinniman, with assistance from Melanie Wisner

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Lincoln Room Collection of Medals, 1860-1918 (MS Lincoln 2). Houghton Library, Harvard University


Items are identified and arranged by original (or provided) card catalog number which matches (within a millimeter) the diameter of the medal in millimeters, ascending. An asterisk (*) next to the card catalog identification number indicates that the medal was not included in the original card catalog and has been integrated into the older identifying system (based on size in millimeters).

Scope and Contents

Collection of medals, coins, and ribbons representing Abraham Lincoln campaign insignia and memorabilia associated with his assassination.

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