Tag Archives: Lincoln

Lincoln at Gettysburg

As you’re no doubt aware, it’s the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address.  As a librarian I feel obligated to give you a book recommendation to help you celebrate.  Lincoln at Gettysburg is one of my favorite books and I highly recommend it.  With finals approaching you may not have time to read it now, […]


Lincoln Bicentennial

Today marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Abraham Lincoln. There are many celebrations set for today including one here in Provo. The keynote speaker at the Provo event will be Professor Matthew Holland, a political science professor at BYU. The Clark Memorandum recently published some remarks from Professor Holland on Lincoln in an […]


Abraham Lincoln

An 1864 Mathew Brady photo depicts President Lincoln reading a book with his youngest son, Tad.

Today, February 12, 2008, marks the 199th anniversary of Lincoln’s birth. Next year we will celebrate the Bicentennial of his birth and events are already being planned across the country. To remember President Lincoln today I thought some links would be appropriate: Mr. Lincoln’s Virtual Library (Library of Congress) The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln […]

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