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Abraham Lincoln: A Resource Guide

Abraham Lincoln was the sixteenth president of the United States (1861-65), leading the country through the Civil War. This guide compiles digital materials at the Library of Congress, external websites, and a selected print bibliography.


The digital collections of the Library of Congress contain a wide variety of material associated with Abraham Lincoln, including the complete Abraham Lincoln Papers from the Manuscript Division. This resource guide compiles links to digital materials related to Lincoln such as manuscripts, letters, broadsides, government documents, and images that are available throughout the Library of Congress website. In addition, it provides links to external websites focusing on Lincoln and a bibliography containing selected works for both general and younger readers.