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- Robert Ide Collection
In 1943, the Illinois State Historical Library (precursor of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library) purchased over 1,000 glass negatives and prints from Robert Ide. His collection was the largest collection of the photographs of Guy Mathis, a Springfield photographer who captured life in the Illinois capital in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
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