Scope and Contents
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
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
From the Collection: 1.00 linear foot
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English
- From the Collection: Abraham, Lot (Person)
Part of the University of Iowa Special Collections Repository
Special Collections Department
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City IA 52242 IaU