Andrew Cowan Papers,1909-1919

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Andrew Cowan Papers,1909-1919
Cowan, Andrew, 1841-1919
0.33 cubic ft.
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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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