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Barrett, Oliver R. (Oliver Roger) (1873-1950) The immortal autograph letters, documents, manuscripts, portraits, personal relics, and other Lincolniana...

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08580.01 Author/Creator: Barrett, Oliver R. (Oliver Roger) (1873-1950) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Magazine Date: 1952 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: (title continues)... collected by the late Oliver R. Barrett, Chicago, sold by order of the executors of his estate and of Roger W. Barrett, Chicago. Published by Parke- Bernet Galleries, Inc. Lists items auctioned 19 and 20 February.

People: Barrett, Oliver Roger, 1873-1950.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967.

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Keywords/Subjects: President, Library, Estate

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