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Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum

Located on the beautiful campus of Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, Tennessee, the Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum houses one of the most diverse Lincoln and Civil War collections in the country. 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.

Contributed Responses

Parlor Monuments, to the Illustrious Dead

Children's Block Set

Physical Object from 1865

Assassination Event

Assassination Event

Lithograph from 1865

Mourning Badge

Mourning Badge

Ribbon from 1865

The Apotheosis

The Apotheosis

Lithograph from 1865

The Apotheosis

The Apotheosis

Lithograph from 1865

In Memoriam

In Memoriam

Document from 1865

Death of Lincoln

Death of Lincoln

Lithograph from 1865

Abr. Lincoln

Abr. Lincoln

Card from 1865

Abraham Lincoln Carte-de-Visite

Abraham Lincoln Carte-de-Visite

Card from 1865

In Memoriam

In Memoriam

Document from 1865

Abraham Lincoln, the Nation's Martyr

The Nation's Martyr

Document from 1865

Last Moments of President Lincoln

Last Moments of President Lincoln

Lithograph from Apr. 15, 1865

Death of President Lincoln

Death of President Lincoln

Lithograph from Jan. 8, 1865

Song on the death of President Abraham Lincoln

Song on the death of President Abraham Lincoln

Document from 1865

Farewell Father, Friend and Guardian

Farewell Father, Friend and Guardian

Document from 1865

A nation mourns her martyr'd son

A nation mourns her martyr'd son

Document from 1865

Reconstruction of Lincoln's Tomb

Reconstruction of Lincoln's Tomb

Photograph from Jan. 8, 2015

Funeral Car of Abraham Lincoln

Funeral Car of Abraham Lincoln

Lithograph from Apr. 29, 1865

Execution of the Lincoln Assassination Conspirators

Execution of the Lincoln Assassination Conspirators

Photograph from Jul. 7, 1865

Execution of the Conspirators

Execution of the Conspirators

Photograph from Jul. 7, 1865

Shooting of Booth

Shooting of Booth

Still Image from 1865

Mourning Belt

Mourning Belt

Physical Object from 1865

Framed photo with lock of hair

Framed photo with lock of hair

Physical Object from April 1865

Funeral Carriage

Funeral Carriage

Photograph from May. 2, 1865

Stereograph of Lincoln's Funeral Procession in New York City

Stereograph of Funeral Procession

Photograph from Apr. 25, 1865

Special Orders No. 198

Special Orders No. 198

Document from Apr. 19, 1865

Special Orders No. 204 1/2

Special Orders No. 204 1/2

Document from April 25, 18[65]

Special Orders No. 203

Special Orders No. 203

Document from April 22, 1865

Special Orders No. 197

Special Orders No. 197

Document from Apr. 18, 1865

A Nation's Loss mourning ribbon

A Nation's Loss

Ribbon from 1865

A Hymn on the Death of President Lincoln

Nicholson Hymn

Lithograph from Apr. 16, 1865

The Body of the Martyr President, Abraham Lincoln

Body of the Martyr President

Still Image from 1865

The Martyr of Liberty

The Martyr of Liberty

Lithograph from 1865

Lincoln Funeral Car on the Old Tracks of the Illinois Central R.R.

Lincoln Funeral Car, Chicago

Card from c. 1865

Memorial postcard

Memorial postcard

Card from 1865

The 25th of April 1865 in New York

The 25th of April 1865 in New York

Lithograph from Mar. 23, 2015

White Silk Mourning Badge

mourning badge

Ribbon from Mar. 23, 2015

Notice to the Citizens of Ilion

Ilion notice

Document from Apr. 18, 1865

Lincoln Drape Glass

Lincoln Drape Glass

Physical Object from 1865-1900