In September, Associate Editor John Lupton and Assistant
Editor Stacy McDermott traveled to Baltimore and
Annapolis, Maryland, to scan seventy documents at four
repositories. They would like to thank James W. Cheevers
at the U.S. Naval Academy Museum in Annapolis; Jim
Emmons and Christopher Becker at the Maryland Historical
Society in Baltimore; Margaret Burri and James Stimpert at
Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore; and Robert W.
Schoeberlein at the Maryland State Archives in Annapolis.
Lupton and McDermott also spent time at the Library of
Congress to oversee progress there and at the National
Archives to conduct research in several record series.
Also in September, Research Associates Erika
Nunamaker and Kelley Clausing visited twelve private
collectors, museums, and libraries in West Virginia,
Maryland, Delaware, and Pennsylvania, where they digitized
forty-eight Lincoln documents. For their generous assistance,
the project would like to thank Edward Steers of Berkeley
Springs, WV; Lonnie Neubauer of Chevy Chase, MD;
Thomas Gull of Rockville, MD; Gary Sherman of Silver
Spring, MD; Paul Carr of Lewes, DE; Lynn Cantanese and
Marjorie McNinch at the Hagley Museum and Library in
Wilmington, DE; Jeff Smith of Ellicott City, MD; William
and Elizabeth Gumprecht of Wilmington, DE; Diana Peterson
of Haverford College in Haverford, PA; Andrew Coldren of
the Civil War and Underground Railroad Museum in
Philadelphia, PA; Timothy Murray and Rebecca Johnson
Melvin at the University of Delaware in Newark; and Connie
Cooper at the Historical Society of Delaware in Wilmington.
In September, Director Daniel Stowell scanned a
Lincoln document being offered for sale by Ivey-Selkirk
Auctioneers in St. Louis, Missouri. The project appreciates
the assistance of Terry Beye. In October, Stowell also
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scanned a Lincoln document owned by L. Roger Knudson.
The project staff appreciates his assistance in bringing this
document to our attention.
In October, Assistant Editor Chris Schnell and Erika
Nunamaker scanned thirteen documents in southern Illinois
and in Kentucky. Thanks to Idabel Evans of Hillsboro, IL;
the Special Collections Research Center at Southern Illinois
University-Carbondale; the Kentucky Library and Museum
at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green; and Betty
Isbell of Vandalia, IL.
In October, Daniel Stowell and Stacy McDermott
visited fourteen repositories and private collectors in southern
California. For their assistance, the project would like to
thank Ronald Vanderhye and Carol Beales at the James S.
Copley Library in La Jolla; Bradford Claybourn at Mission
San Luis Rey in Oceanside; Viltis A. Jatulis at Thomas
Aquinas College in Santa Paula; Edward C. Fields at the
University of California, Santa Barbara; David Karpeles of
the Karpeles Manuscript Library in Santa Barbara; Genie
Guerard, Lilace Hatayama, Robert D. Montoya, Brandon
Barton, Jessica Goza, Desmond Stevens, and Taryn
Haydostian at the University of California, Los Angeles;
Murray J. Smith in Los Angeles; Betty Uyeda and John
Cahoon at the Seaver Center for Western History Research
of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, in
Los Angeles; Joseph Dmohowski at Whittier College in
Whittier; Don McCue at the Lincoln Memorial Shrine in
Redlands; Dale Ann Stieber at Occidental College in Los
Angeles; Judy Harvey Sahak at Scripps College in Claremont;
and Michael F. Hecht in San Dimas.
In November, Erika Nunamaker and Chris Schnell
traveled to Alabama and Florida, where they obtained images
of thirty-five documents. For their generous assistance, the
project would like to thank the following: Mary
Jo Scott at the Alabama Department of
Archives and History in Montgomery; Steve
Antonacci of Fort Myers, FL; Donald Pick of
Weston, FL; Joseph Rubinfine of Cocoa, FL;
Dr. William Meyer of Port Saint Lucie, FL;
David Beach of Sanford, FL; and Steven
Hoskin of Venice, FL.
Also in November, John Lupton and
Erika Nunamaker traveled south to visit twelve
repositories and collectors in four states, where
they collected images of thirty-one documents.
They wish to thank Betsy Thornton at the
Haywood County Museum in Brownsville, TN;
Tammy Braithwaite and Ronda Cloud at the
Abraham Lincoln to Jackson Grimshaw
11 April 1858
The image above is the second page of this new Lincoln document
found at the Hagley Museum in Wilmington, Delaware.
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