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  1. The Faces of Abraham Lincoln: The Meserve Lincoln Photographs, 1845-1865

    Lincoln biographer Carl Sandburg, in his introduction to The Photographs of Abraham Lincoln (New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1944) quotes Civil War era journalist David Ross Locke’s impressions on meeting Lincoln: “I never saw a more thoughtful face. I never saw a more dignified face. I never saw so sad a face.” This collection of images—reproductions of prints made...
  2. 1958 University Honors
    Image | 1958

    The bronze tablets list the names of students who graduated in the top 3% of their class from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
  3. 1961 University Honors
    Image | 1961

    The bronze tablets list the names of students who graduated in the top 3% of their class from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
  4. 1985 University Honors
    Image | 1985

    The bronze tablets list the names of students who graduated in the top 3% of their class from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
  5. 1930 University Honors
    Image | 1930

    The bronze tablets list the names of students who graduated in the top 3% of their class from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
  6. Rod Johnson with student.
    Image | 2006

    Rodney Johnson, professor in nutritional sciences discusses results with Jayne Abraham, nutritional sciences master's student.
  7. 02002eda.tif

    2002-002, frame 20: First graders Kyle Morgan (left) and Jared Abrahamson (both age 6) check out one of the saddles that the UI rodeo club members use at the 2002 ACES Open House in the Stock Pavillion. Both are in Mrs. LeCrone's 1st grade class from Sidney, Ill. grade school. photo by David Riecks. 9.3 x 6.2 at 72ppi. 02002eda.tif. City: UIUC, ST: Illinois, TYPE: RGB, Optim...
  8. Framed print of girl with cup of coffee
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    "Cup of Coffee", lithograph of a dark-haired young woman, wearing a white dress with a white scarf tied around her head, and blue ribbon and bow in hair, sitting at table holding a cup of coffee. Woman holds spoon in coffee. L 14 1/2" x W 12".
  9. Framed print of George Washington
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Print of George Washington mounted on a white horse. Washington is lifting a cap over his head. Horse and background are white, ground below is green. In background is Washington's army. Washington is dressed in a blue uniform with gold epaulets. Saddle is leather color with yellow fringe. Below print is written "Gen. George Washington, Father of His Country." L 13 1/2" x W ...
  10. Framed print of humorous scene
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    "Double Fishing". Shows sleeping man sitting on waters edge with fishing pole in water. Behind him, on a wall, are 4 children, 2 boys and 2 girls. One of the boys, using a fishing pole, has lifted the man's hat off his head
  11. Print of girl praying
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    "The Morning Prayer"
  12. Carte-de-Visite of Lincoln Home draped in mourning
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Sepia-toned print of Lincoln Home draped in mourning with the simple Tilton (renters living in Lincoln Home in 1865) draping. View from SW corner, with a group of men standing in front and behind fence. Black cloth drapes from windows across front of house and part of sides. Small tree in front and some trees to side. L 3 7/8" x W 2 3/8".
  13. Print of Abraham Lincoln, the Lincoln Home and horse
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    "Mr. Lincoln, Residence and Horse/In Springfield, Illinois... On His Return". Lincoln on horseback, riding black horse, in front of home, waves top hat to crowd of well-dressed people. From SW corner. Lincoln's picture is based on reverse of photo taken Feb. 9, 1864. L 22" x W 17 1/4".
  14. Engraving of the Lincoln family
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Engraved print "Lincoln and His Family." Shows Tad, Mr. Lincoln, Robert & Mrs. Lincoln gathered around a table at the White House. In the background is an ornately framed portrait of Willie, marble bust of Washington, an oval firescreen and ornate fireplace. L 28" x W 22".
  15. Watercolor print, from Early to Middle Victorian Springfield, IL
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Watercolor print of yellow morning glories with three open flowers, one closed bud, and green foliage. In lower right side of print is pencil drawing of two flowers. In plain oval frame. H 10" x W 8".
  16. Needlework kit
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Roll-up case for sewing supplies
  17. Framed print of allegorical subject
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    "Stages of a Man's Life from Cradle to Grave"
  18. The Railsplitter, Abraham Lincoln
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    The Railsplitter, oil on canvas, artist unknown, 1860. Chicago Historical Society collection.
  19. Model of the Lincoln Home, Stage 1 (1844-1846)
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages

    Episcopal clergyman Charles Dresser married Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd on the evening of November 4, 1842. Eighteen months later on May 2, 1844, Dresser sold his house at Eighth and Jackson Streets to the Lincolns. The Lincolns then moved into the only home they would ever own. The purchase price was $1,500, consisting of $1,200 in cash plus a downtown lot and building wo...
  20. Model of the Lincoln Home, Stage 2 (1846-1854)
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages

    On June 11, 1850, Lincoln wrote to Nathaniel Hay, a Springfield contractor, describing a brick retaining wall he wanted built: "I wish to build a front fence, on a brick foundation, at my house. I therefore shall be obliged, if you will, as soon as possible, deliver me brick of suitable quality, and sufficient number to build such a foundation, fifty feet long
  21. Model of the Lincoln Home, Stage 3 (1855-1861)
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages

    By 1855, the Lincoln home, little changed from the cottage purchased twelve years earlier, proved to be too small for the growing family. Lincoln hired local builders, Hannon and Ragsdale, to remodel the home. They removed the roofs and raised the house from one-and-one-half to two full stories. When the work was completed, Mary wrote to her sister, Emilie Todd Helm, "You wi...
  22. Ambrotypes and daguerrotypes of Abraham Lincoln
    Multi-Page Item | 26 pages

    Various ambrotypes and daguerrotypes of Abraham Lincoln
  23. Public Lands in Illinois
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Report by Abraham Lincoln from the Committee on Finance read on January 17, 1839 during the 11th Assembly of the Illinois House of Representatives. Mr. Lincoln recommended a proposal to purchase all unappropriated government lands within the state. For the full text of this imprint as taken from the Journal of the Illinois House of Representatives, see The Collected Works...
  24. Print, Card
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    3.75" x 2.325" political card with Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson on the front. From an engraving, fine detail. On the reverse in ink is written "Mr. E.A. Shult" and "Published by Golden and Sammons, No. 1 Clark St., Chicago" is printed on the reverse as well.
  25. Lincoln Life Mask
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Life mask of Abraham Lincoln created by the sculptor Leonard Wells Volk in 1860. In 1855, Stephen A. Douglas introduced Volk to Lincoln, who sat for a life mask by Volk in 1860, shortly before the presidential nomination. The Lincoln mask shown here is an early copy made by Volk. After display in Boston in 1899, it was purchased by Henry Theodore Thomas, who presented it in ...
  26. Lincoln Ox Yoke
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Wooden ox yoke crafted by a young Abraham Lincoln during his years in New Salem. The frame is made of wood from the original flooring of Lincoln's Springfield home.
  27. Remember December 7th!
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Poster, color, 22 x 28 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office. The quote "...we here highly resolve ..." comes from The Gettysburg Address given by Abraham Lincoln in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, on November 16, 1863.
  28. Urbana-Lincoln Hotel, northwest corner Broadway and Green Sts., Urbana, Illinois
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Northwest corner of Broadway and Green Streets, Urbana.
  29. Stereoscope, belonging to Abraham Lincoln's children
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Wooden stereoscope for viewing stereographs (a.k.a. stereoptic cards), much like a modern "Viewmaster." Peering through the eye holes, the images would appear three-dimensional. Dimensions are 13.5", 11" wide , and 9 1/2" deep.
  30. Settee, built specially for Abraham Lincoln
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Hardwood brown painted bench with arm rests, shaped seat and slightly curved backrest designed for comfort. Simple design on backrest resembles Windsor chairs. It is 81" long, 20" wide, and 32" high.