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MEDIA CONTACT: Carol Lewis
561-297-0245, clewis36@fau.edu

FAU Libraries’ Special Collections and Archives Hosts ‘The Age of Lincoln’

WHAT:           Special Collections and Archives at Florida Atlantic University Libraries
                        is hosting “The Age of Lincoln,” an exhibition of letters, pamphlets,
                        prints and historical artifacts illustrating the Civil War era.

WHEN:          Thursday, February 12, through Friday, March 13

WHERE:        Florida Atlantic University
                         S.E. Wimberly Library, fifth floor
                         777 Glades Road
                         Boca Raton, FL 33431

COST:             Free and open to the public.

                                           

CONTACT:     For more information, contact Ellen Randolph, rare books librarian,
                         at 561-297-3594 or erandol1@fau.edu.

Florida Atlantic University Libraries’ Special Collections and Archives’ “The Age of Lincoln” exhibition focuses on Abraham Lincoln, whose 200 th birthday is being celebrated February 12, and the economic, political and social situation in America during the Civil War era. The materials in the exhibit are from several collections: The Marvin & Sybil Weiner Spirit of America Collection of Colonial Imprints, the Arlyn Austin Katims Civil War Collection, the James A. Cross Civil War Collection, and the Rita and Harold Feigenbaum Print Collection. The exhibition’s hours are Monday through Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and by appointment. Class tours are encouraged.

-FAU-

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