SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum has received more than $400,000 in grants for a project that aims to publish every document written by the nation’s 16th president.
The Springfield-based library says the Papers of Abraham Lincoln project was awarded up to $350,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities. The National Historical Publications and Records Commission awarded the project $87,125.READ MORE: SWAT Team Responding To Building In South Loop For Call Of Men With Guns Inside
Alan Lowe is executive director of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum. He says the grants show that experts in the field are confident the project “is on the right path to fulfill its important mission.”READ MORE: Archer Heights Offering Food Giveaway Every Tuesday Night
The project launched online in 2018. It gives people access to documents from private collections and archives held around the world.MORE NEWS: FDA Approves Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine For Children Ages 12 To 15
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