Remembering Lincoln at Gettysburg
October 24, 2013 – December 20, 2013
Carl A. Kroch Library
Cornell University Library, Ithaca, NY
In November 2013 Cornell University Library celebrates the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address with an exhibition about the events in Gettysburg. On display will be Cornell’s manuscript of the Gettysburg Address, one of only five copies in the handwriting of Lincoln, along with other Lincoln documents and Civil War era artifacts.
Tuesday, Nov. 12, 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
The Gettysburg Story
Film screening with director Jake Boritt
Cornell Cinema, Willard Straight Hall Theater
Wednesday, Nov. 13, 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Rudin Lecture with Gabor Boritt
Lincoln scholar and author of The Gettysburg Gospel
Goldwin Smith Hall, Lewis Auditorium
Reception from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. in Kroch Library
Tuesday, Nov. 19, 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
The Gettysburg Address
President David J. Skorton reading the Gettysburg Address
Faculty panel discussion with Ed Baptist, Shirley Samuels, and Margaret Washington
A performance by the Cornell Glee Club
Milstein Hall Auditorium
To view a live-stream of this event, visit:
150th anniversary of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address on Cornellcast
A reception will follow in Kroch Library, level 2B, at 6 p.m.
For more information, call (607) 255-3530 or visit RMC's website.
All events are free and open to the public.