The Friends of the Lincoln Collection of Indiana, Inc. is the 501(c)(3) organization that supports the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection curated both in Indianapolis at the Indiana State Museum & Historic Sites and in Fort Wayne at the Allen County Public Library. Activities of the Friends include: publication of Lincoln Lore; outreach to schools through onsite and offsite education programs; a Lincoln Essay Contest for high school students; a Lincoln Art Contest for elementary and middle school students; public programs at both the Indiana State Museum & Historic Sites and the Allen County Public Library; funding for new acquisitions and preservation of the Collection at both sites; and responsibility for this website.

Latest News 04.04.19

2019 Rolland Lecture

Abraham Lincoln and Franklin Roosevelt: A Conversation on Presidential Leadership Presented by Harold Holzer and Craig Symonds May 16, 2019, 7 p.m. Main Theater, Allen County Public Library Both Lincoln and FDR faced and overcame nation-threatening crises during their presidencies—yet approached their leadership challenges from completely dif ...

Next Event 09.16.2019

The 2019 McMurtry Lecture

Jay Winik will be presenting "Lincoln and April 1865: The Month that Saved America" based on his book by the same title.

On Display Now

Lincoln Collection Items

These Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection items are on display now at the Allen County Public Library in the Fine Book Room Vault...

Latest Lore 05.13.19

From The Collection: Lincoln Lore