Lincoln Plays (Theater Programs), 1906-1993 | Illinois History and Lincoln Collections
This collection contains programs and related material from several Lincoln-related plays, including:
Benjamin Chapin's Lincoln (postcard, 1906)
Al and Ray Rockett's Abraham Lincoln (1924)
Abe Lincoln in Southern Illinois (1951)*
Luigi Creatore, The Man Who Shot Lincoln (1989)
Robert E. Sherwood, Abe Lincoln in Illnois, starring Sam Waterson (1993)
D.M. Coleman, Our Brothers (undated)*
Lawrence Coghlan's The Immortal Lincoln (undated)
John Allen and Jeffrey Lodin, Young Abe Lincoln, a musical (undated)
The bulk of the collection was acquired in 2001, and the two asterisked items were added in 2017.
Additional material from plays about Lincoln can be found in MS 270: Great American People Show Records, 1968-1997; MS 892: Prince of Players [Edwin Booth] (20th Century Fox film), Collection, 1955; and MS 1028: Robert E. Sherwood, Abe Lincoln in Illinois, 1939-1940.