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Otto Eisenschiml Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0256
Personal correspondence and biographical material, typescripts, galleys, and published versions of Eisenschiml's articles, reviews, and other major works, chiefly about Abraham Lincoln, the Lincoln assassination, and the Civil War; reviews of Eisenschiml's works; correspondence, legal briefs, petitions, and other records relating to Eisenschiml's suit against Fawcett Publications, Inc.; and research materials including 19th and 20th century newspaper clippings, Civil War related publications, illustrations and prints. OS Box = Oversized Box.

Dates

  • 1936-1963

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright restrictions may apply; please consult Special Collections staff for further information.

Extent

7.60 linear feet

Photographs in Series I, Box 6. other_unmapped

Abstract

Chemist and Lincoln scholar. Manuscripts, notes, proofs, reviews of books on Lincoln's death and the Civil War, and the manuscript of Eisenschiml's autobiography.

Method of Acquisition

This collection was donated by Ralph G. Newman in 1975.
Language of description
eng

Repository Details

Part of the University of Iowa Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Special Collections Department
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City IA 52242 IaU
319-335-5921
319-335-5900 (Fax)