TABLE OF CONTENTS


Overview of the Collection

Historical Note

Scope and Content

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Container List

Records 2008-2010


RG 166:003, Connecticut Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission

Inventory of Records

Finding aid prepared by Paul E. Baran.

Copyright © 2010 by the Connecticut State Library


Overview of the Collection

Repository: Connecticut State Library
Creator: Connecticut Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission
Title: Connecticut Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission records
Dates: 2008-2010
Quantity: .25 cubic feet
Abstract: The Connecticut Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission was created to commemorate the bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln's birth by encouraging educational, historical and other organizations to develop Lincoln-related programs and events throughout the state from 2008 to February 12, 2010.
Identification: RG166_003
Accession: 2011-018
Language: The records are in English.

Historical Note

The Connecticut Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission was created to commemorate the bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln’s birth by encouraging educational, historical and other organizations to develop Lincoln-related programs and events throughout the state from 2008 to February 12, 2010. The commission coordinated its work with the National Bicentennial Commission, state and local agencies, as well as with historical and educational institutions.

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Scope and Content

Includes membership list, correspondence and press releases, event listing and announcements, minutes and publications.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

See the Rules and Procedures for Researchers Using Archival Records and Secured Collections policy.

Restrictions on Use

See the Reproduction and Publications of State Library Collections policy.

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Index Terms

Organizations:

Connecticut Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission

Subjects:

Connecticut -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Anniversaries, etc
Connecticut Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission -- Records and correspondence
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Anniversaries, etc
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Anniversaries, etc

Document Types:

Correspondence
DVDs
Minutes
Publications

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Administrative Information

Provenance

These records were given to the Connecticut State Library on July 15, 2010 by Howard H. Wright, co-chair of the Commission.

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Container List

Records, 2008-2010
Box Folder
Commission organization and membership, 2008-2010 1 1
Includes a copy of Gov. M. Jodi Rell's Executive Order 20 creating the Commission. An online copy of Executive Order 20 is available through CONSULS
Correspondence and press releases, 2008 2
Event listing and announcements, 2009 3
Minutes and timeline, 2008-2009 4
Publications, 2009-2010 5
Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission : Final report to Congress and the American people, 2010 April 5
An online copy is available at ALBC Reports
A new birth of freedom : Abraham Lincoln's bicentennial, 2009, 3 copies 5
A copy is available at [CSL call number StLib Stacks E457.7 .N48 2009]
Connecticut Lincoln Bicentennial Celebration 2009, DVD 5
This item is separated from these records. Contact State Archives staff for assistance.
Poster from the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission and Foundation 5
Working papers, 2008, undated 6