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Mr. Lincoln, of Illinois

Susan Prendergast Schoelwer

Mr. Lincoln, of Illinois

an exhibition of original materials from the Lincoln Collection of the Illinois State Historical Library : Grand Army of the Republic Memorial Hall, 10 February--20 May 1979

by Susan Prendergast Schoelwer

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Published by Chicago Public Library, Special Collections Division in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Museums.,
  • Illinois State Historical Library -- Exhibitions.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 63-65.

    Statementby Susan Prendergast Schoelwer, Marta G. O"Neill.
    SeriesMonographs of the Special Collections Division, the Chicago Public Library ; no. 1
    ContributionsO"Neill, Marta G., joint author., Illinois State Historical Library., Chicago Public Library. Special Collections Division.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE457.65 .S36
    The Physical Object
    Pagination66 p. :
    Number of Pages66
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4748990M
    LC Control Number78068796


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