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Lincoln Scholarship
American President: An Online Reference Source: Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) - An online reference source with articles on Lincoln’s life, presidency, and his contemporaries.
The Early Life of Abraham Lincoln by Ida M. Tarbell (1896) - A 19th century history of Lincoln up until his 30th birthday, available in full, courtesy of Google Books.
Lincoln Bicentennial (1809-2009) - Celebrate the 200th anniversary of Lincoln’s birth with writings on his life, educational material for children, timelines, a quiz, and booklists of the best Lincoln scholarship.
The Lincoln Institute - A forum for Lincoln scholars and enthusiasts that has articles on different aspects of his life.
Lincoln's Writings
Abraham Lincoln Papers at the Library of Congress - The Library of Congress holds the original papers of Abraham Lincoln and has digitized many of the 20,000 documents and made them available online.
The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln - Published in 1953 by the Abraham Lincoln Association and now available in full online.
Lincoln as Poet - Lincoln occasionally wrote verse, and his poems are collected here.
Other Lincoln Media Online
Abraham Lincoln (1930) - Watch the 1930 biographical film by D. W. Griffith in its entirety.
Abraham Lincoln Historical Digitization Project - This resource presents historical materials from Abraham Lincoln's Illinois years (1830-1861), including images, maps, and video, as well as other materials illuminating antebellum Illinois.
Abraham Lincoln Newspaper Archive - An extensive collection of newspaper articles about Lincoln written during his lifetime.
Abraham Lincoln’s Crossroads - Play the Lincoln video game that allows you to make the hard choices Lincoln faced in politics. Appropriate for ages 10 and up.
Assassination of President Abraham Lincoln - The Library of Congress’s webpage on the assassination that includes a timeline and an image gallery.