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Abraham Lincoln postage stamp collection

 Collection
Identifier: RHC-130

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of materials, compiled by collector Harvey E. Lemmen, as part of his extensive book, manuscript, ephemera and art collection on the life and death of the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln. The collection contains postage stamps, both used and unused, as well as decorative envelopes and assorted ephemera featuring Abraham Lincoln or commemmorating the events of Lincoln's life, death, and the United States Civil War.

Dates

  • circa 1920s-1990s

Creator

Access to Materials

Collection is open for research use. Materials may be accessed by request at Special Collections and University Archives in Seidman House. Materials do not circulate.

Extent

8.25 Linear feet (10 boxes)

Arrangement

Arranged in two series: 1) United States Lincoln stamps and envelopes, and 2) Foreign Lincoln stamps.

Creator

Author
Annie Benefiel
Date
2017
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Grand Valley State University Special Collections and University Archives Repository

Contact:
Seidman House
1 Campus Drive
Allendale MI 49401 United States
616-331-8726