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John Wesley Hill manuscripts, 1860-1934 

Creator: 
Hill, John Wesley, 1863-1936. translation missing: en.enumerations.linked_agent_archival_record_relators.collector
Phys. Desc: 
11 boxes (11 boxes)
Call Number: 
MS#0592
Location: 
Rare Book & Manuscript Library
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Biographical Note

Chancellor of Lincoln Memorial University, Cumberland Gap, Tenn., 1916-1936.

Scope and Contents

Letters, manuscripts, prints, portraits, memorabilia, clipping, pamphlets, and other printed materials relating to Abraham Lincoln and his contemporaries. Included are four autograph letters from Lincoln, two of which are photostatic copies; one letter each from Salmon P. Chase, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Horace Greeley, and Robert Lincoln; two manuscript passes (military); a bust of Lincoln; a cast of his hands and a reconstruction of Lincoln's library. Also, five letters from Hill to his grandson David Schrady Hill, and typescripts of his sermons and speeches.