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Documenting the Papers of Abraham Lincoln – A Facebook Live! Event

Event date: 2/4/2021 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Export event
Elaine Evans
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Documenting the Papers of Abraham Lincoln – A Facebook Live! Event

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum

Join Dr. Daniel Worthington, director of the Papers of Abraham Lincoln, for our next Facebook LIVE! event on Thursday, February 4 at 7pm Central time.

The Papers of Abraham Lincoln is a documentary editing project dedicated to identifying, imaging, transcribing, annotating, and publishing online all documents written by or to Abraham Lincoln during his lifetime (1809-1865).

The primary scope of the Papers of Abraham Lincoln is all documents written by, written to, signed by, and addressed by Abraham Lincoln during his lifetime. The secondary scope is documents deemed complementary or supplemental to Abraham Lincoln’s life and public career.

During the program, Dr. Worthington will highlight several of his favorite papers from the collection and share the background and stories behind them. Plus, he’ll talk about the progress the project has made in fully documenting President Lincoln’s papers and their importance for scholars, as well as answer your questions.

To watch this Facebook LIVE! event, please go to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum Facebook page. Then open the page at the appointed time and scroll to the post highlighting the live event. Once you’re there, simply click on the image and watch the live video stream.

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