Henry Horner, Executive Library

Title

Henry Horner, Executive Library

Subject

Illinois Executive Mansion (Springfield, Ill.)
Horner, Henry, 1878-1940
Library buildings
Governors

Description

Interior view of the executive mansion library during Henry Horners tenure as governor. Horner was the twenty-eighth Governor of Illinois (1933-1940). Known as a reformer, Horner fought political patronage and oversaw the states troubled finances during the Great Depression. Additionally, Horner's extensive collection of Lincolniana became the foundation of the Lincoln Collection at the Illinois State Historical Library (now the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library).

Creator

Georg, Herbert

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

n.d.

Rights

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum holds all rights and permissions.

Format

jpg

Language

en

Identifier

400412
Henry Horner Collection

Original Format

commercial print
b&w
1

Physical Dimensions

21 x 25 cm

Citation

Georg, Herbert, “Henry Horner, Executive Library,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed September 26, 2021, https://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/18643.