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Thomas F. Schwartz <email@example.com>
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
I am directed the historical content for the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum in Springfield, Illinois as well as oversee the Research Division in the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library. The Research Division is comprised of the Papers of Abraham Lincoln, the Oral History Program, the Lincoln Collection and special programs such as the King V. Hostick Award and the Conference on Illinois History.
|Address:||112 North Sixth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62701
|List Affiliations:||Advisory Board Member for H-Illinois
|Interests:||American History / Studies
Diplomacy and International Relations
Political History / Studies
Degrees: PhD International Relations/American History University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Honorary doctorates from Lincoln College and Lincoln Memorial University.
Publications: Over sixty articles in professional publications, chapter entries, and electronic databases dealing mostly with Illinois history and Abraham Lincoln.
Editor of the Journal of the Abraham Lincoln Association 1988 through 2002 (now senior editor). Historical advisor for the Journal of Illinois History.
Major Exhibits: "'The Last Best Hope of Earth': Abraham Lincoln and the Promise of America," Huntington Library Oct.1993 through November 1994 and Chicago Historical Society February 1996 through February 1997. "Picturing Lincoln: The Changing Image of America's Sixteenth President," Northern Indiana Center for History, September 23, 200 through May 31, 2001.
Illinois State Historian since 1993 to present.