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Hansen, Arthur C. Papers

Title: Hansen, Arthur C. Papers

Reference Code: Mss-1341

Inclusive Dates:  1978 – 1980

Quantity: 0.03 cu. ft.

Location: Sm Mss

Abstract: Arthur Hansen was a 1926 graduate of the Medical School of the University of Wisconsin, and he practiced medicine in Milwaukee and Wauwatosa for many years.   He also was an avid admirer of Abraham Lincoln and amassed an impressive of Lincoln ephemera, which he kept in his Wauwatosa home.  In 1944, he was elected president of the Lincoln Fellowship of Wisconsin and published several articles on Lincoln and other Civil War topics.

Scope and Content: The collection contains ten of Hansen’s articles on Lincoln and other Civil War topics.

Access and Use: No restrictions

Language: English

Notes:  Items donated by Gordon Schwake, October 1997.


Article Title
“Abraham Lincoln was Here”
“John Ericsson: The Man who Save a Nation”
“A Pilgrimage to the Lincoln Country” (Reprint of 1945 article)
“Camp Randall in the Civil War”
“A Dual Tribute” (re a statue of Lincoln and Mary Todd Lincoln at Racine, WI)
“The Seven Wisconsin Lincolns”
“Postmaster Lincoln’s Successor”
“A Tale of Two Brothers” (Andrew J. and Joseph H. Wright)
“Civil War Poems”
“Colonel Heg and his Vikings”