Guide to the Scrapbooks of Bella C. Landauer, 1862 - 1930Manuscript MS-1238

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Guide to the Scrapbooks of Bella C. Landauer, 1862 - 1930

Call Number:

Manuscript MS-1238

Collection Dates:

1862 - 1930

Size of Collection:

1 box (1.5 linear ft.)


Bella C. Landauer (1874-1960). Collector. Contains two scrapbooks concerning Thomas Edison and Abraham Lincoln.

Access to Collection:


Use & Access

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Use Restrictions

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Introduction to the Collection

Contains two scrapbooks assembled by Bella Landauer. The first is thematically related to inventor Thomas Edison and contains autographs, a letter, menus, invitations, newspaper clippings, and engravings. The second scrapbook concerns Abraham Lincoln and Landauer's attempt to secure a signed holograph of Edwin Markham's poem, "Lincoln The Man of the People." The scrapbook contains letters from Bernhardt Wall, Irving Bacheller, and Anna C. Markham as well as holograph poems on Lincoln by Edwin Markham and Irving Bacheller.


Bella C. Landauer (1874-1960). Noted collector of autographs and ephemera.

Series, Box & Folder List

Series 1, Scrapbooks, 1862-1930

Scrapbooks compiled by Bella Landauer.

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Box: 1, Dates: 1862-1930

Two scrapbooks containing ephemera and manuscript material related to inventor Thomas Edison and poet Edwin Markham's poem on president Abraham Lincoln.

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Box Contents

  • There is no folder listing for this box.

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