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Andrew Cowan Papers,1909-1919

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Title

Andrew Cowan Papers

Date

1909-1919

Repository

The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to researchers.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Andrew Cowan Papers, 1909-1919, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.

Extent

0.33 cubic ft.

Scope and Content

Louisville businessman and civic leader. Correspondence of Andrew Cowan as chairman of the Lincoln Centenary Committee of the State of Kentucky in 1909, when the Lincoln birthplace farm near Hodgenville, Kentucky was dedicated; list of members of the committee; and program of exercises. Also correspondence of Cowan as chairman of the Lincoln Memorial Committee for the dedication of the Lincoln Memorial Building near Hodgenville in 1911; a list of members of the committee; and Cowan's personal recollections of Abraham Lincoln

Subjects

  • Hodgenville (Ky.)-- History-- Sources.
  • Hodgenville (Ky.)-- History-- 20th century.
  • Kentucky.-- Lincoln Centenary Committee-- Archives.
  • Kentucky.-- Lincoln Memorial Committee-- Archives.
  • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.

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