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BOX 143-149 Research File
Notes on a variety of subjects including material on the history of the various copies of the Gettysburg Address. Includes bound copies of Gardner's Photographic Sketchbook of the War (2 vols., 1865) and copies of newspaper articles about Mark Twain in Washington, D.C., published in 1868.
Arranged by type of material.
BOX 143 Declaration of Independence and Life of Mistress Dorothie Vernon of Haddon Hall
BOX 144 General and Miscellaneous
BOX 145 Vestvali
BOX 146 Dunlap-Mearns notes on the Gettysburg Address
Set 1
BOX 147 Set 2
BOX 148 Set 3
BOX 149 Gardner's Photographic Sketchbook of the War, 2 vols., 1865 See Oversize
Lincoln assassination conspiracy. Negative copies of material in National Archives concerning Criminal Case No. 4525 and Pardons
Mark Twain in Washington, copies (negative photostats) of newspaper articles published in 1868 relating to the residence of Mark Twain See Oversize
Parsons, Edward Alexander, notes on collection
BOX 150-155 Editorial File and Advisory Review Material
Books and articles submitted to Mearns as editor or for advisory review by publishers.
Arranged by title of publication or type of material.
BOX 150 The Papers of Woodrow Wilson, Vol. I
Pages 1-599
(4 folders)
BOX 151 Pages 600-924
(2 folders)
The Lincoln Collector(Story of the Oliver Barrett Collection) by Carl Sandburg. Advance uncorrected proofs. (Reviewed for the New York Herald Tribune, 1949)
Checklist of the Abraham Lincoln Collection of Oliver R. Barrett, copies, 1948
(2 folders)
BOX 152 (1 folder)
Uncorrected proofs
(2 folders)
BOX 153 Lincoln Day By Day, Vol. III. Page proofs; galley proofs for complete index published in Vol. III
(2 folders)
The American Story, Broadcast Music, Inc., in association with the Society of American Historians, 1955
BOX 154 Papers and books
Hollis, C. Carroll, “Lincoln's First Biographer”
Miers, Earl Schenck, “Capitol Hill”
Searcher, Victor, “Lincoln's Journey to Greatness”
BOX 155 Thomas, Benjamin P., “Abraham Lincoln”
Ulin, Arnold Arthur, “Take Your Case to the People” [radio and television techniques]
BOX 156-160 Miscellany, 1830-1967
Appointment calendars, awards, mementoes and souvenirs, photographs, and prints.
Arranged alphabetically by type of material.
BOX 156 Appointment calendars
(2 folders)
BOX 157 1958-1960
(2 folders)
BOX 158 1961-1965
(3 folders)
BOX 159 1966-1967
Awards and certificates, 1948-1949, 1958-1967
Invitations, 1939, 1954-1967
(4 folders)
BOX 160 Mementoes and souvenirs
Collected, 1830-1935
Compliments of authors, 1940-1944, 1954-1961
Library of Congress sesquicentennial logo, 1950
Presidential inaugural souvenir book, 1901
Photographs and prints
Collected portraits, some inscribed to Mearns
Collected prints (reproductions) See Oversize
Library of Congress
Christmas programs, 1936-1940
Print, 1897 See Oversize
Reference Department office, circa 1945 See Oversize
Mearns, David C., as Library of Congress official, circa 1938-circa 1960s
BOX 161 Addition, 1918-1979
Correspondence, printed matter, newspaper clippings, photographs, and programs.
Arranged alphabetically by subject or name of correspondent.
BOX 161 Daniels, Josephus, 1918-1919, 1932-1933, 1963
Frankfurter, Felix, 1948-1949, 1967
Frost, Robert, 1960-1963
Library of Congress employment
Honorary dinner and retirement celebration, 1967
Mearns, David C.
Mumford, L. Quincy
Miscellany, 1924, 1941-1949, 1968
MacLeish, Archibald, 1948, 1973, 1979
Miscellaneous correspondence, 1935, 1964, 1969
Sandburg, Carl, 1953
BOX OV 1-OV 5 Oversize, 1865-circa 1945
Poster, research material, print, and photograph.
Arranged and described according to the series, containers, and folders from which the items were removed.
BOX OV 1 Speeches and Writings
Largely Lincoln (Container 126)
Poster advertising book talk
BOX OV 2 Research File
Gardner's Photographic Sketchbook of the War, 1865 (Container 149)
Vol. 1
BOX OV 3 Vol. 2
BOX OV 4 Mark Twain in Washington, copies (negative photostats) of newspaper articles published in 1868 relating to the residence of Mark Twain (Container 149)
BOX OV 5 Miscellany
Photographs and prints (Container 160)
Collected prints (reproductions)
Library of Congress reading room, print, 1897
Reference Department office, circa 1945

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