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Author Schroeder-Lein, Glenna R., 1951-

Title Treasures of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
Published Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (224 pages)
Contents Cover; Jacket Flaps; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Preface; Introduction; A Word about the Book; Part One. Background; 1. Library Historical Overview; Chronology; 2. Organization of the Library; Part Two. The Library's Treasures; 3. "Old Stuff"; 4. Locations; 5. Business; 6. Mid-Nineteenth Century; 7. Ethnicity; 8. World Wars I and II; 9. Art; 10. Unusual Items; Afterword; Acknowledgments; Staff Lists; Index; Editor biography; Colophon; Back Cover
Summary The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library in Springfield, Illinois, houses a trove of invaluable historical resources concerning all aspects of the Prairie State's past. Treasures of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library commemorates the institution's 125-year history, as well as its contributions to scholarship and education by highlighting a selection of eighty-five treasures from among more than twelve million items in the library's collections. After opening with a historical overview and extensive chronology of the Library, the volume organizes the treasures by various topics, includi
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Subject Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Museums -- Illinois -- Springfield.
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum -- Catalogs.
Presidential libraries -- Illinois -- Springfield.
Genre/Form Catalogs.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780809333370 (electronic bk.)
0809333376 electronic bk