About The Ida M. Tarbell Collection of Lincolniana
In 1938 Ida M. Tarbell gave to Allegheny College, her Lincoln research collection for people to use. Tarbell began her Lincoln research in the 1890s with her publication of The Life of Abraham Lincoln in McClure's Magazine. Later the serial publication was published in book form. She continued her Lincoln research and collecting throughout her life. This collection contains correspondence, anecdotes, newspaper clippings, Tarbell's research notes and manuscripts pertaining to Abraham Lincoln and his life.
When citing items from this collection please use the following. Item Name, Ida M. Tarbell Collection, 1890-1944, Pelletier Library Allegheny College