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 10.25.21

Teaching About Lincoln and His Times

Teaching about Lincoln and His Times: A Conversation A Professional Development Opportunity for Educators Sponsored by the Friends of the Lincoln Collection Register in advance here What: A free event open to any elementary, middle, or high school teacher who is interested in discussing ways to teach about Lincoln and his times. When: Satur ...

Next Event 11.13.2021

Teaching About Lincoln and His Times: A Conversation

Teaching about Lincoln and His Times: A Conversation (A Professional Development Opportunity for Educators) will occur on Saturday Nov. 13 at 1-3 pm EDT at the Allen County Public Library. Register in advance by clicking "details" below.

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 09.22.21

An Interview with Richard Etulain

An Interview with Richard Etulain regarding his new book Abraham Lincoln: A Western Legacy Sara Gabbard: Please explain the series on South Dakota history which this book represents: Richard Etulain:  This book is part of the South Dakota Biography Series published by the South Dakota Historical Society Press.  In 1997, the ambitious an ...