Welcome to The Abraham
Lincoln Association

The Abraham Lincoln Association
was organized in 1908 to spearhead
the national celebration of Lincoln's
100th birthday.

Today the Association continues this
tradition by bringing in distinguished
speakers to commemorate Lincoln's
birthday, and presents an afternoon
Symposium featuring leading
Lincoln scholars.

Celebrating Abraham Lincoln

The purpose of The Abraham Lincoln Association is to observe each anniversary of the birth of Abraham Lincoln, to preserve and make more accessible the landmarks associated with his life, and actively to encourage, promote, and aid the collection and dissemination of authentic information regarding all phases of his life and career.

The Abraham Lincoln Association's tradition of keeping the memory of Abraham Lincoln
through the journals and research on accurate Abraham Lincoln documentation.

Observe & Preserve The Legacy of Lincoln

Encouraging The Publication of Accurate Information
About Abraham Lincoln

The purpose of The Abraham Lincoln Association is
to observe each anniversary of the birth of Abraham Lincoln;
to preserve and make more readily accessible the landmarks associated
with his life; and to actively encourage, promote and aid the collection and
dissemination of authentic information regarding all phases of his life and career.

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Life of Abraham Lincoln

One of the major projects of The Abraham Lincoln Association in recent years has been the digitalization of ALA prior publications so that they may be placed on-line and be available to the world through the ALA website.

The Abraham Lincoln Association has financially supported the development of educational materials for the use of teachers in the classroom.

The Lincoln Log: A Daily Chronology of the Life of Abraham Lincoln incorporates Lincoln Day-by-Day: A Chronology, compiled by the Lincoln Sesquicentennial Commission with the cooperation and support of the Abraham Lincoln Association.

In 1953, the Abraham Lincoln Association published The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln, a multi-volume set of Lincoln's correspondence, speeches, and other writings.

The Quarterly Newsletter of The Abraham Lincoln Association The Association's quarterly newsletter is a benefit of membership. All issues prior to this year may be viewed here online.

The Journal of The Abraham Lincoln Association is the only journal devoted exclusively to Lincoln scholarship. In addition to selected scholarly articles and extended reviews of new scholarship on Lincoln, the Journal also features photographs and newly discovered Lincoln letters and documents.

A large list of all things Abraham Lincoln. A link archival full of great sites that include tons of information and photos on Abraham Lincoln.

“Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves; and, under a just God, can not long retain it.”

~ Abraham Lincoln

The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln -Volume III, "Letter To Henry L. Pierce and Others" (April 6, 1859), p. 376.

The Abraham Lincoln Association has a rich history of preserving documentation and encouraging the study of the complex legacies of Abraham Lincoln and his life.

Upcoming Events

2020 Symposium and Banquet in Springfield, Illinois

Mark your calendar - February 11-12, 2020
Detailed information will be provided on this website as it becomes available.