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This Section was updated on 10 April 2014

 

Virtual Book Signing™
April 24, 2014 at 6:00pm (Central)

Join us when we welcome Shauna Devine and Dr. Gordon Dammann to the program.  Shauna will talk about her new book, Learning From the Wounded:  The Civil War and the Rise of American Medical Science. Gordon will talk about his long history collecting Civil War Medical material, as well as his role as founder of the National Museum of Civil War Medicine.  His three-volume set, Pictorial Encyclopedia of Civil War Medical Instruments and Equipment is available for purchase; individual volumes are available as well. Learn more and order your copy at VirtualBookSigning.net.

Our programs are webcast online at VirtualBookSigning.net. or watch it live at Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, Inc., 357 W. Chicago Ave., in Chicago, IL. Please join us at either venue!

Virtual Book Signing™
May 10, 2014 at 12:00 noon (Central)

Join us when we welcome Margaret Humphrey to the program.  Margaret will talk about her new book, Marrow of Tragedy. Ordering opens April 15. Please check back then or subscribe for the latest updates from Virtual Book Signing™.

Our programs are webcast online at VirtualBookSigning.net. or watch it live at Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, Inc., 357 W. Chicago Ave., in Chicago, IL. Please join us at either venue!

Virtual Book Signing™
May 24, 2014 at 12:00 noon (Central)

Join us when we welcome William Blair and John McKee Barr. William will talk about his book, With Malice Towards Some and John will talk about his book,  Loathing Lincoln. Please check back then or subscribe for the latest updates from Virtual Book Signing™.

Our programs are webcast online at VirtualBookSigning.net. or watch it live at Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, Inc., 357 W. Chicago Ave., in Chicago, IL. Please join us at either venue!



 
Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum
 

Exhibited are many rare items - the cane Lincoln carried that fateful night at Ford's Theatre, two life masks, the tea set he and Mary Todd used in their home in Springfield, and numerous other artifacts.  Approximately 30,000 books, manuscripts, pamphlets, photographs, paintings and sculptures tell the story of President Lincoln and the Civil War period in America's history.

 
Abraham Presidential Lincoln Library and Museum
 

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library is the premier repository for materials relating to the life of Abraham Lincoln and the history of the Prairie State. The Library is a public, non-circulating research facility that contains material on all aspects of Illinois' history. Particularly noteworthy are the Library's holdings in published resources,  manuscripts,  newspapers,  audiovisual, and Lincolniana.

Located in Springfield, IL, the museum has just hosted its 1 millionth visitor.
 
Abraham Lincoln Research Site
 

Created by a retired history teacher, this site features a wealth of material on Lincoln's home life as well as a very focused account of the national mourning that followed Lincoln's assassination.

 
Civil War Round Table
 

Celebrating 60 years of Civil War scholarship, the first Civil War Round Table started in this book shop. This link will take you to their web site.

 
Chicago History Museum
 

The Chicago History Museum cares for, showcases, and interprets millions of authentic pieces of Chicago and U.S. history. Our ability to illuminate the past is a reminder of what really happened once upon a time, sheds light on the present, and compellingly informs the future.

 
Graphic Conservation Company
 

This site is for Graphic Conservation Company. A leader in the field, they use the latest techniques in paper conservation, but we are not just technicians. We apply the craftsmanship of the artist, the knowledge of the scientist, and the concern of the historian. They also maintain a lively discussion at their blog spot.

 
Hildene
 

Robert Todd Lincoln, the only child of Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln to survive to adulthood, became Chairman of the largest corporation in America at the turn of the 20th century. He built his Georgian Revival mansion in the scenic Vermont village of Manchester in 1905 and it became home to only Lincoln descendants until 1975. It is an example of the “Great American Story” and the story of the Lincoln family’s love affair with Vermont. An historic home, gardens, trails, woods and farm set on 412 preserved acres of quintessential Vermont landscape.

 
Library of Congress
 

The Library of Congress web page is a gateway to a national treasure. Be sure to visit the American Memory Collection.

 
The Lincoln Institute
 

The Lincoln Institute concentrates on providing support and assistance to scholars and groups involved in the study of the life of American's 16th President and the impact he had on the preservation of the Union, the emancipation of black slaves, and the development of democratic principles which have found worldwide application. Featured pages include Mr. Lincoln and the Founders, Mr. Lincoln and Freedom, Mr. Lincoln and Friends, Mr. Lincoln and New York and Mr. Lincoln's White House.

 
The Lincoln Forum
 

The Lincoln Forum is an assembly of people who share a deep interest in the life and times of Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War era. The Lincoln Forum supports all Civil War and Lincoln groups that similarly strive to help succeeding generations learn and benefit from the study of Lincoln.

 
The Manuscript Society
 

An international organization of persons and institutions devoted to the collection preservation use and enjoyment of autographs and manuscripts.

 
National Parks & Conservation Association
 

Provides information regarding this nonprofit organization and its commitment to preserving national parks and other historic sites.

 

Pritzker Military Library

 

The Mission of the Pritzker Military Library is to acquire and maintain a collection of materials and develop appropriate programs focusing on the concept of the Citizen Soldier as an essential element for the preservation of democracy.

 
Professional Autograph Dealers Association, Inc.
 

Whether buying, selling or appraising autographs, this organization assures you quality and integrity. All PADA members adhere to a strict code of ethics. Visit our Events section (above) for details on PADA shows.

 
The Rail Splitter
 

Dedicated to the field of Lincoln collecting for both the expert and the novice, Rail Splitter publishes a quarterly journal, hosts a yearly auction and sponsors Lincoln events every two years.

 
The Surratt House
 

The Surratt House Museum houses many artifacts from the Lincoln Assassination, they also sponsor tours that trace the escape route taken by John Wilkes Booth.

 
 
 
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