Guide to the Clark Prescott Bissett Papers on Abraham Lincoln circa 1894-1923
Cage 782

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Bissett, Clark Prescott, 1875-1932
Title
Clark Prescott Bissett Papers on Abraham Lincoln
ID
Cage 782
Date [inclusive]
circa 1894-1923
Extent
1.0 box
Language
English
Abstract
This collection consists primarily of typescript versions of Bissett's book, Abraham Lincoln, a universal man.

Preferred Citation note

[Item Description] Clark Prescott Bissett Papers on Abraham Lincoln

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

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Biographical/Historical note

Clark Prescott Bissett (1875-1932) was a practicing lawyer and a member of the faculty of the University of Washington Law School. He was also a well-known collector of Lincolniana, and published essays and books about Abraham Lincoln including Abraham Lincoln, a universal man (1923).

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Scope and Contents note

This collection consists primarily of typescript versions of Bissett's book, "Abraham Lincoln, a universal man" and also includes manuscripts and typescripts of speeches by Bissett about Lincoln, as well as a small amount of printed ephemera (mostly prospectuses for books about Lincoln).

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries © 2012

http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is open and available for research use.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Archives and Special Collections donated this collection to the Washington State University Libraries in 2012 (MS 2012-20).

Processing Information note

This collection was processed by Cheryl Gunselman.

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Related Materials

Related Archival Materials note

Bissett-Witherspoon Lincoln Collection Cage 174.

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Controlled Access Headings

Family Name(s)

  • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.

Subject(s)

  • Politics and politicians
  • Presidents -- United States -- Biography.

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