Clyde O. Summers Papers


Clyde O. Summers

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Scope and Content Note

This collection contains letters, emails, articles, and newspaper clippings concerning Abraham Lincoln's baptism.

Biographical Note

The collection was donated by Clyde O. Summers to ACC Library in 1974 and was accepted by ACC President, John C. Stevens

Donor Note

Clyde O. Summers


This collection has retained its original arrangement from its initial accession into the University Manuscripts. It has been reboxed.

Content List

Box #1 Books on Abraham Lincoln (7) Photocopy of the Illinois State Journal reporting the Lincoln assassination (Vol. XVII, No. 262, Springfield, Illinois, April 17, 1865) Photostatic copies of a letter and its envelope from G.M. Weimer to Clyde O. Summers regarding the baptism of Lincoln by John O’Kane, dated October 5, 1942 Emails printed for Erma Loveland concerning Abraham Lincoln’s baptism by John O’Kane, the correspondence between Clyde Summers and G.M. Weimer, and further email correspondence between Erma Loveland, David Wilkinson, Tom Olbricht, John Mark Hicks, and Steve Wolfgang Handwritten note on scrap of notebook paper to Abilene Christian College concerning the above materials dated August 14, 1974 Copy of letter from ACC President John C. Stevens accepting the above materials for the ACC Library and thanking Clyde O. Summers for the gift Copy of article from the Christian Leader on Abraham Lincoln’s baptism Printed emails concerning the baptism of Abraham Lincoln from Shaun Casey Parts of The New York Herald dated April 15, 1865 which reports the Lincoln assassination Photocopies of articles taken from various places on Abraham Lincoln and his family Newspaper clippings of articles pertaining to Lincoln





Extent of Collection

One Box

Manuscript Number

Center for Restoration Studies Manuscript #351

Physical Location

Center for Restoration Studies

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Sarah Dannemiller


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