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Lincoln, the man of the people, 1922

 Item — Box: 10, Folder: 5
Identifier: ABER MS MISC

Scope and Contents

Includes typescript signed copy of Markham's poem, "Lincoln, The Man of the People," read by Markham at the dedication of the Lincoln Memorial at Washington, D.C., May 30, 1922. Also includes sample bookplate for a printing of the poem etched by Bernhardt Wall, and a letter by from Wall to "Mrs. Landauer" regarding acquiring a copy of the poem.


  • Creation: 1922


Conditions Governing Access

Open for research without restrictions.


1 Folder

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Typescript poem given to Middlebury College by the poet. See holograph note reading, "To Middlebury College, with the lyric blessing of Edwin Markham, West New Brighton, N.Y. Sept. 1922."

Repository Details

Part of the Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives Repository

Middlebury College
Davis Family Library
110 Storrs Avenue
Middlebury Vermont 05753 United States