Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Assassination
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
David Rankin Barbee Papers
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The bulk of the Barbee Papers concerns his research, accomplished primarily between the years 1928-1958. The Papers are organized according to provenance into seven series, out-lining his historical interests. The series are: I. Abraham Lincoln; II. Death of Lincoln; III. Lincoln and Booth; IV. John Wilkes Booth; V. Conspirators; VI. Rose O'Neil Greenhow; and VII. American History. Because the collection is largely subject-oriented, due to the inter-relatedness of topics the same subject...
Dates: 1886 - 1956; Majority of material found within 1928 - 1956
Margaret K. Bearden papers 1
Introduction The Margaret Bearden Papers contain correspondence and audio tapes relating to the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, including 3 boxes, encompassing 4.5 linear feet: 1 box of correspondence and 2 boxes of tapes. The correspondence is between Mrs. Bearden and a variety of fellow Lincoln assassination researchers and writers, including Otto Eisenschiml, David Rankin Barbee, Colonel Julian E. Raymond, Dr. Richard Mudd, et alia. The tapes are, for the most part, recordings of lectures...
George McNamara Papers
Scope and Contents note
This collection includes correspondence, audio tapes, articles, and research files pertaining to the case of Dr. Samuel A. Mudd in the context of the Lincoln assassination, Dr. Mudd's imprisonment for his alleged involement therein, and the campaign by the Mudd family and George McNamara to clear the name and rehabilitate the reputation of Dr. Samuel A. Mudd.
Dates: 1865 - 2005
Richard D. Mudd papers
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Richard D. Mudd Papers contain the extensive research files of Richard D. Mudd, whose grandfather, Dr. Samuel A. Mudd, set the leg of Abraham Lincoln's assassin John Wilkes Booth as Booth attempted to escape the scene of the crime through southern Maryland. Samuel A. Mudd went to prison for setting Booth's leg, but Richard D. Mudd decades later contended that his grandfather was simply doing his duty as a medical doctor. Although he was released from prison by President Andrew Johnson,...
Dates: 1822 - 2002; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1990
Elizabeth Trindal Papers
Scope and Contents note
Research materials relating to the book "Mary Suratt: An American Tragedy" by Elizabeth Trindal (1996).
Dates: 1861 - 2011