Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation

Daisy Contreras / NPR Illinois

The foundation set up to support Springfield’s Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum has been struggling with debt. Tuesday, officials from the group asked Illinois lawmakers for help.  

papersofabrahamlincoln.org

The Papers of Abraham Lincoln project announced on Thursday a revamped website with about 5,000 legal, personal and political writings and documents associated with the nation's 16th president.

Alan Lowe
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

This is the first week on the job for the new director of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.

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  The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum is set to get a new leader in July.

When it opened in 2004, the presidential museum was touted as a world-class complex, and a tourist-luring gem for Springfield.

A well-known presidential historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning author has been selected as the recipient of an annual award from the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation.