Spring 2015 Exhibition to Commemorate Lincoln's Assassination
4 May 2015
150 years has passed since the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln.
To mark this milestone, the Rare Book & Manuscript Library will host an exhibition curated by John Hoffmann, head of the Illinois History and Lincoln Collections at the University Library.
The exhibition, A Nation in Tears: 150 Years After Lincoln’s Death, will open on Lincoln's birthday and close on the anniversary of the day of the President's burial in Springfield, Illinois.
The exhibition will be previewed at the February 11, 3 p.m. meeting of the No. 44 Society, with remarks by John Hoffmann. All are invited.