Addresses of Abraham Lincoln, A Kingsport Press Miniature Presidential Book (1929)
Scope and Contents
[Miniature Book} Kingsport Press. Address of Abraham Lincoln. Kingsport: Training Division Kingsport Press, 1929. 160pp, approx 9/16” x 14/16”, bound by hand in full red leather. Contains Gettysburg Address, Lincoln’s 2nd Inaugural Address, “A House Divided” speech, and “Equality in a Republic."
One of three miniatures printed in 1929, 1930, and 1932 given out a s keepsakes to visitors to the press. The books in this series are titled Addresses of Abraham Lincoln (1929), The Autobiography of Calvin Coolidge (1930), and Washington’s Farewell Address (1932). The miniature books in this collection were created by the Kingsport Press training division as student exercises in 1929, 1930 and again in 1932. Although the books have a print that is very small, the print is still legible to the naked eye.
Conditions Governing Use
Material is available for research. Prior arrangement MUST be made by contacting the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection at firstname.lastname@example.org
1 box ; approximately 9/16" x 14/16"
Language of Materials
see also Artifact 2011.001 and Artifact 2014.003
- Kingsport Press Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Miniature books Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Speeches Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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- Code for undetermined script
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