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Lot Abraham Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0073
The papers of Lot Abraham consist of one linear foot of manuscripts dating from 1843-1921. The papers are primarily concerned with his service in the 4th Iowa Cavalry during the Civil War. Included are his diaries and military records such as muster rolls, army purchase records, parole lists, etc. Other subject files relate to his civilian life as a farmer and Iowa State senator. There are business papers, family records, and correspondence, as well as diaries kept by both Lot Abraham and his wife Sarah. One of the diaries is digizited and can be viewed at the Iowa Digital Library.

Dates

  • 1842-1921
  • 1860-1890

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

1.00 linear foot

Abstract

Correspondence, Civil War diaries, military records, business papers, family papers.

Method of Acquisition

The papers of Lot Abraham were donated to the University of Iowa Libraries by his son, Frank P. Abraham, in 1962.

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)