Antebellum Era

VIDEO –Burlingame’s Lincoln

Historian Michael Burlingame published a multi-volume prize-winning biography of Abraham Lincoln in 2008 that offered a host of new insights, details, and fresh evidence on the great president’s life and career.  Yet that important new study contains over 2,000 pages of…

VIDEO –Lincoln’s Autobiography

In late 1859, Abraham Lincoln produced a short autobiographical sketch for a Pennsylvania newspaper that was profiling potential contenders for the 1860 Republican presidential nomination.  Dickinson student Leah Miller has produced this sketch as a documentary short video, using the…

MAP –Lincoln’s Writings

Built in 2013 for the multi-media edition of Lincoln’s Writings, this map offers a gateway to explore 150 of Abraham Lincoln’s most teachable documents, from his first campaign statement in 1832 to his last speech on April 11, 1865. Lincoln’s…