Notes on Abraham Lincoln

Identifier

WWP15026

Description

Handwritten notes by Woodrow Wilson on the life of Abraham Lincoln.

Source

Gilder Lehrman Collection, New York Historical Society, New York

Text

The life of Mr. Lincoln affords the best example I know of of how the fine fibre of manhood and the mysterious fire of genius mature, even in the most humbly born, in a free nation. He was the sort of great man that makes proof of our institutions.

Original Format

Notes

Files

http://resources.presidentwilson.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/GLC02786.pdf

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Citation

Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924, “Notes on Abraham Lincoln,” 1912 June 6, WWP15026, Gilder-Lehrman Institute for American History Woodrow Wilson Documents, Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library & Museum, Staunton, Virginia.