Treasures of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library / edited by Glenna R. Schroeder-Lein.
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 con...
Illinois Historic Preservation Agency and Southern Illinois University Press,
- 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.