Collection on Abraham Lincoln
Manuscripts & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library
Processed by: Alison Smith, October 2007
Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States from 1861-1865. While he was in office he abolished slavery and preserved the United States by leading the Union to successfully win the Civil War.
This collection contains materials about Abraham Lincoln. Included are photocopies of his various writings and speeches. There is also material that discusses his genealogy and personal accounts of encounters with Abraham Lincoln. Included in this collection is also a piece of Ivy from Lincoln’s casket.
Manuscript materials CANNOT be photocopied or digitized in their entirety. Photocopies and/or digital images cannot exceed 25% of a collection or a folder within a collection. In some cases, photocopying may not be permitted due to the condition of the item. Check with a Manuscript Librarian for other options.
1844,1856-1861,1863 Copies of materials written by Abraham Lincoln
1800-1820,1901,1928,1930 Information about Abraham Lincoln’s genealogy
1817,1833,1858-1859,1865,1927,1944,1959 Various materials pertaining to Abraham Lincoln
1865 Ivy from Lincolns casket
Size of Collection: 4 folders
Collection Dates: Approximately 1800-1959
Access : The collection is open for research use
Reproduction Rights: Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript Section, Indiana State Library.
Language: Materials are entirely in English
Alternate Formats: None