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Alabama Department of Archives & History

The Alabama Department of Archives & History,created in 1901, is the first state-funded, independent archival agency in the United States. Today, it continues its mission to tell the story of the people of Alabama as the state's official government-records repository, as a private-collections library, and as the home of the Museum of Alabama.

  • Website

    http://archives.alabama.gov/

  • Contact Information

    Debbie Pendleton

    debbie.pendleton@archives.alabama.gov

    3343534693

  • Address

    Alabama Dept. of Archives & History PO Box 300100

Contributed Responses

"Glorious News. Lincoln and Seward Assassinated!"

Newspaper from Apr. 21, 1865

"Death of Lincoln. Great Tragedy in Washington."

Newspaper from May. 12, 1865

"The Montgomery Meeting."

Newspaper from May. 26, 1865

"Late Northern News!"

Newspaper from Apr. 22, 1865

"The Assassination of Lincoln."

Newspaper from Apr. 24, 1865

Reports and editorial comments about the assassination of President Lincoln.

Reports and editorial comments

Newspaper from Apr. 24, 1865

"The Reported Assassination."

Newspaper from Apr. 28, 1865

"More Particulars of the Tragedy at Washington"

Newspaper from Apr. 29, 1865

"The Assassination of the President."

Newspaper from May. 1, 1865

Proclamation by President Johnson

Newspaper from May. 8, 1865

"The 'Loyal Southerners' Call on Mr. Johnson - His Address."

Newspaper from May. 8, 1865

Editorial commenting on a rumor that

Editorial commenting on a rumor that "the assassination of Mr. Lincoln was planned in Canada and approved in Richmond."

Newspaper from May. 8, 1865

"Shall a Lenient Policy Be Continued?"

Newspaper from May. 8, 1865

"Citizens' Meeting at Odd Fellows' Hall."

Newspaper from Apr. 22, 1865

"Meeting of Chaplains."

Newspaper from May. 6, 1865

"Tone of the Eastern Press."

Newspaper from May. 15, 1865

"Mr. Lincoln - Some Anecdotes of Him."

Newspaper from Jun. 8, 1865

Military orders issued in Montgomery, Alabama, after the death of President Lincoln.

Military orders issued in Montgomery

Newspaper from May. 1, 1865

"Further Particulars of the Washington Tragedy."

Newspaper from May. 1, 1865

"Mr. Davis and the Assassination."

Newspaper from Jul. 3, 1865

Excerpts from the diary of Mary Jane Chadick, published in

Mary Jane Chadick Diary

Diary from Apr. 16, 1865

"The Murder of President Lincoln."

Newspaper from Apr. 15, 1866

"Signifcant [sic] Letter."

Letter from Apr. 14, 1866

"Danger from a Broken Spine!"

Newspaper from Feb. 16, 1866

Brief news item about the memorial address delivered by George Bancroft on Abraham Lincoln’s birthday in 1866.

Commentary on George Bancroft's memorial address

Newspaper from Feb. 16, 1866

The Lincoln Congressional Commemoration

Newspaper from Feb. 17, 1866

"A French Criticism on the Bancroft Oration."

Newspaper from Feb. 22, 1866

"Lincoln and Palmerston."

Newspaper from Feb. 23, 1866

"Frothy Grandiloquence."

Newspaper from Feb. 23, 1866

"Robert Lincoln - Gossip in High Life."

Newspaper from Apr. 14, 1866