Illinois History and Lincoln Collections Description

These collections bring together the holdings of two once separate units of the Library, the Illinois Historical Survey and the Lincoln Room.

The collections consist of printed and manuscript materials that support research in local and state history and in the filed of Lincoln studies.

The collections contain approximately 24,000 volumes, 1,800 cubic feet of manuscripts, and a large number of maps, broadsides, prints and photographs, artifacts, and ephemera.

Version Date: February, 2007