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Framed playbill of "Our American Cousin"

Item consists of a framed photograph collage playbill for the play "Our American Cousin". A handwritten letter reads: "To Mr. Felix Isman, Feb. 12, 1908, this bill of the play of 'Our American Cousin' which was in progress in the night of the assassination of President Lincoln Abraham at Ford's theatre Washington, D.C., I believe to be genuine. Two sets of programmes were printed on that day. When it became known that the President would positively visit the theatre, another set with Mr. Lincoln's thereon, was issued. Never before had this been done. His visits were unannounced. It was his way. Mr. Ferguson".

Portrait of Abraham Lincoln

Item consists of a black and white photograph of President Abraham Lincoln. Note along the bottom of the photograph states: Taken by A.. [Hesler] at Springfield farm 1860. Yours Alex Hesler.

Raymond Hart Massey fonds

  • F04
  • Fonds
  • 1736; 1895-1983

Fonds consists of material pertaining to Raymond's portrayal of Abraham Lincoln on stage and film and includes photographs of Abraham Lincoln, sketches of Raymond as Lincoln, framed playbill on the night of Lincoln's assassination, framed Republican national ticket for President Lincoln, TV Guide awards for Raymond's performance in Tyger, Tyger and Dr. Kildare, and correspondence.

Fonds also consists of the Raymond Massey Rare Book Collection which he bequeathed along with the rest of the items in the fonds.

Fonds consists of the following series: Abraham Lincoln, Correspondence, Publicity, Raymond Massey Rare Book Collection.

Massey, Raymond Hart

Reproduction photograph of Abraham Lincoln

Item consists of a black and white photograph of Abraham Lincoln. Message on the back of photograph reads: Meserve no. 100. A copy of the photograph made by Alexander Gardner in Washington on the 9. 1865 in his studio. The only print from the broken negative is in the collection of F.H. Meserve, New York. To Mr. Raymond Massey with regards [M. Meserve] June 8, 1939

Republican National Presidential electoral ticket

Item consists of a framed newspaper clipping of a Republican National Presidential electoral ticket. The back of the framed item reads : "To Raymond Massey with the deep appreciation of the American Red Cross and my own warm personal gratitude. June H. [Rau].