Summary Information

Repository
George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine 04011
Creator
Frick, Henry Clay, 1849-1919
Title
Frick autograph albums
ID
M067
Date [inclusive]
1789-1917
Extent
2.0 volumes
Language
Abstract
The Frick Lincoln Autograph Album contains ten ALS and DS by Abraham Lincoln, members of his cabinet, and prominent contemporaries, including Stephen Douglas and Ulysses S. Grant.

Preferred Citation

Frick Autograph Albums, George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library.


Biographical/Historical Note

United States industrialist, art collector, and philanthropist, Henry Clay Frick helped build some of the largest coke and steel operations in the world.


Scope and Content

The Frick Lincoln Autograph Album contains ten ALS and DS by Abraham Lincoln, members of his cabinet, and prominent contemporaries, including Stephen Douglas and Ulysses S. Grant. These are bound into a copy of Carl Schurz's "Lincoln: A Biographical Essay...." The Frick Presidential Autograph Album contains autographs of presidents of the United States, from Washington to Wilson (1789-1917). Both albums were compiled by Henry Clay Frick.


Administrative Information

Publication Information

 George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine 04011

3000 College Station
Brunswick, Maine, 04011
(207) 725-3288
scaref@bowdoin.edu

Collection Inventory

Vault-Volume
1

"The Life of Abraham Lincoln, with an Essay on his Portraits," by Carl Schurz; 1907. Includes ten autograph letters, including a note signed by Lincoln 

    2

    "Autographs of the Presidents, 1789-1917"