Open House for "Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation at 150"

Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 10:00am to 4:00pm

Kroch Library, Level 2B, Rotunda, Rare and Manuscript Collections Olin Library, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA

To celebrate Lincoln’s birthday and the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln issuing the Emancipation Proclamation, the Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections will host an open house and guided tours of the exhibition, between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. (15-20 minute tours on the hour with the last tour starting at 4 p.m.) “Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation at 150” includes the Library’s unique manuscript copy of this historic document signed by Lincoln, and a variety of other materials including several printed versions of the proclamation and related Civil War era engravings.

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Departments

Cornell University Library

Website

http://rmc.library.cornell.edu/emanci...

Cost

Free and open to all

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#open_house_for_lincolns_emancipation_proclamation_at_150

Contact E-Mail

rareref@cornell.edu

Contact Name

Donna Moore

Contact Phone

255-3530

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