At the New York State Education Department's Office of Cultural Education
Finding Aids to many of the special collections at the New York State Library, including some Civil War-related collections such as the Gouverneur Kemble Warren Papers, Civil War Collections, and William Woods Averell Papers (New York State Library)
The Civil War Drawings of Edward Lamson Henry (New York State Museum)
The following record series in the New York State Archives contain information about the proposed shrine for the Emancipation Proclamation in the Education Building: A1444, A1445, B0928, and B0309. (New York State Archives)
In a letter dated December 15, 1863, Henry Spencer Murray writes at Camp Parole to Will, "...we have big times at dinner discussing the amnesty and Emancipation Proclamations." (New York State Library)
The Gallery contains several versions of the document. Mr. Lincoln's Virtual Library includes links to information on the Lincoln Assassination, Abraham Lincoln Internet Resources from the Library of Congress, and selections from The Robert Todd Lincoln Family Papers and the Alfred Whital Stern Collection.
The History Place Presents Abraham Lincoln – Contains a timeline, photographs, and documents of the Lincoln years, including The Gettysburg Address in Lincoln's hand. Also featured: link to A Nation Divided - U.S. Civil War Timeline and Photos.
Abraham Lincoln Online – Contains extensive information on Lincoln, including contemporary News and Events, Historic Places, and resources, including libraries, museums, and bookstores.