• Fine Art

    Lincoln’s last portrait from life. Fine art.

    An original: the last image of Lincoln painted from life. See other fine art pieces from the Collection. Explore Fine Art

  • Three-Dimensional Objects

    Lincoln’s inkwell. Three-dimensional objects.

    The inkwell used by Lincoln in signing the Emancipation Proclamation. Browse thousands of artifacts and objects. Explore Our Objects

  • Photographs

    Tad and Abraham Lincoln. Photographs.

    The first photographed presidency. Get to know Lincoln and his era through this exclusive collection of photos. Explore Photographs

  • Manuscripts & Documents

    Emancipation Proclamation. Manuscripts and documents.

    Signed copies of the 13th Amendment and Emancipation Proclamation. View these historic documents. Explore Documents

  • Textiles

    Handkerchief with Mary Lincoln’s monogram. Textiles.

    Handkerchief with Mary Todd Lincoln’s monogram. Examine the rest of our textile collection. Explore Textiles

  • Books & Pamphlets

    The Boys’ Life of Abraham Lincoln. Books and pamphlets.

    A 20,000-item literary treasure trove on the 16th president and his times. Browse the catalog. Explore Literature

  • Magazines & Newspapers

    New York Herald, April 15, 1861. Magazines and articles.

    Read a selection of Lincoln-related 19th- and early 20th-century newspapers & magazines, from complete issues to clippings. Explore Articles

  • Cartoons, Broadsides, & Ephemera

    Cartoon including Lincoln and Stephen Douglas

    A political cartoon during the 1860 election campaign. Learn about the public’s view of Lincoln from many perspectives. Explore The Collection

  • Sheet Music

    The Battle Cry of Freedom cover. Sheet music.

    View music from Lincoln’s era including his favorites and pieces written in his honor. Explore Sheet Music

Special Announcements

  • See the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection on Pinterest

    View Lincoln Collection boards at www.pinterest.com/linccollection

    View items from the collection, learn about Lincoln and his times, and connect with other Lincoln enthusiasts through the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection's Pinterest page.

  • Tooth and Consequences: Dentistry of the 1860s

    Lincoln at the Library Lecture, May 4, 2014

    The Friends of the Allen County Public Library will present the first program in the 2014 Lincoln at the Library series on Sunday, May 4, 2:00 p.m., at Allen County Public Library’s Main Library, 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana, in Meeting Room A. Dr. Russell E. Gilliom, local dentist and president of the 30th Indiana Infantry re-enactors, discusses the early days of dental practices during the Civil War era.

  • Lincoln at the Library Lectures at Allen County Public Library

    Upcoming 2014 Events

    May 4-Tooth and Consequences: Dentistry of the 1860s Sept. 7-John E. Wilkins, Ready & Able: A Hoosier's Civil War Nov. 9-What the Election of 1864 Can Teach Us about 2014

  • The Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection Is On Facebook

    "Like" the LFFC Page at www.facebook.com/LincolnCollection

    The LFFC's Facebook page highlights items from the collection, provides information on events and programming, and offers an opportunity to connect with other Lincoln enthusiasts. Just copy and paste the address above into your web browser or search Facebook for "Lincoln Collection," and then "like" us!