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Abraham Lincoln Collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: BCA 0203 HC 28
Abstract Since its reopening following the Civil War, Berea College has been closely associated with the enduring legacy of President Abraham Lincoln. As written in 1991 by Gerald F. Roberts, former Director of Special Collections & Archives: Founded as an anti-slavery institution in the late 1850s, Berea… led the way in interracial education… [and] by the turn of the century fostered a growing association with Lincoln’s name. In those years, Lincoln was claimed as a great example for Berea...
Dates: Created: 1857-1989