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Charles Woodberry McLellan papers (MS.CWM)

Brown University Library

Box A
Brown University
Providence, RI 02912
Telephone: Manuscripts: 401-863-3723; University Archives: 401-863-2148
Email: Manuscripts: hay@brown.edu; University Archives: archives@brown.edu

Collection Overview

Title: Charles Woodberry McLellan papers
Date range: 1780-1953, (bulk 1901-1927)
Creator: McLellan, Charles Woodberry, 1836-1918
Extent: 1.0 linear foot
Abstract: The Charles Woodberry McLellan papers (1780-1953 (bulk 1901-1927)) consist primarily of correspondence between Charles McLellan, his sons Hugh and Malcolm, and collectors and dealers of Lincoln memorabilia. Also included is the correspondence between the McLellan family and Brown University regarding Brown's acquisition of the collection in 1923. In addition to a small collection of personal documents, the papers also include an assortment of facsimiles of documents in Lincoln's handwriting; transcriptions (typed and handwritten) of various documents by or about Abraham Lincoln; and inventories, want lists, and bibliographies of Lincolniana.
Language of materials: English.
Repository: John Hay Library, University Archives and Manuscripts
Collection number: MS.CWM