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Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865

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Abraham Lincoln Historical Digitization Project

The ambitious goal of the Abraham Lincoln Historical Digitization Project is to bring together digital versions of documents, images, and even music related to Abraham Lincoln's life in Illinois from institutions throughout that state. Users will be able to access materials via browsing chronological and thematic sections or searching database sets. Currently a pilot database of 70 campaign songs...
Abraham Lincoln Papers

On February 12, the anniversary of Lincoln's birth, the Library of Congress (LOC) American Memory Project and the Lincoln Studies Center at Knox College made public the first release from The Complete Abraham Lincoln Papers at the Library of Congress, which totals approximately 20,000 documents. The complete collection is organized into three "General Correspondence" series. This release, which...
Lincoln North: The Joseph N. Nathanson Collection of Lincolniana

For almost fifty years, Dr. Joseph Nathanson (1895-1989) avidly collected Lincoln memorabilia from his home in Ithaca, New York. In 1986, he donated the contents of his eclectic collection to his alma mater, McGill University, and since that time, McGill University Libraries have turned the content of this collection into an online exhibit. Lincoln North is a collection of over four thousand...
Jefferson Lecture

The 29th Annual Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities, which featured acclaimed Civil War historian James McPherson, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Battle Cry of Freedom (1988) and several other notable works on Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War. The site features the full text of McPherson's engaging lecture, entitled, "For a Vast Future Also: Lincoln and the Millennium." In addition, the...
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum

President Abraham Lincoln may finally receive his just due after the completion of the Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Illinois in 2004. For now, visitors can explore this Web site, which features information about the Library (which was dedicated on November 18, 2002), the Museum (which will be finished in 2004), and President Lincoln himself. Designed and maintained by the State...
The Lincoln Institute

With a long-standing interest and passion for Lincolnania, Lewis Lehrman created The Lincoln Institute, which is dedicated to providing assistance to scholars and groups interested in the study of the life of President Abraham Lincoln. Over the past few years, the website for the Institute has grown to include a number of very fine online exhibits that explore various aspects of Mr. Lincoln’s...
Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln

Amidst all of his other responsibilities as a lawyer, politician, and father, Abraham Lincoln found time to write. In fact, he wrote quite a bit, and it took scholars decades to assemble the majority of his various published (and unpublished) writings. After working on bringing together his writings, the Abraham Lincoln Association published "The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln" in 1953. In...
With Malice Toward None: The Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Exhibition

Abraham Lincoln's accomplishments have been reaffirmed in the nation's conscience over the past two years in part due to President Obama's great respect for him. But President Obama is not the only one who brings attention to the already revered Lincoln. The Library of Congress is honoring Lincoln's 200th birthday with online exhibit and physical exhibits in Washington, D.C., along with several...
Smithsonian American Art Museum: The Lincoln Connection

As part of the ongoing celebration of Abraham Lincoln's 200th birthday (our 16th President was born February 12th, 1809), the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) invites you to play Artful Abe, an online game that connects outdoor sculptures with works at the Museum. Players begin by selecting a sculpture from a map, and then follow clues to find works at the Museum. For example, selecting the...
Abraham Lincoln Association Publications

The University of Michigan libraries website has a large digital collection of work about Abraham Lincoln which was originally published by the Abraham Lincoln Association (ALA). As stated on the ALA website the mission of The Abraham Lincoln Association is "to preserve and make more accessible the landmarks associated with his life, and to actively encourage, promote, and aid the collection and...
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