Celebrate the Bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln and Charles Darwin, both famous men, born on February 12, 1809 , an ocean apart and under different social circumstances. A display of interesting facts and materials about President Lincoln has been prepared by Professor Barry Gray. Professor Eleanor Randall has prepared an exhibit highlighting the famous naturalist who was born into one of the foremost abolitionist families in England. Cases on the lirbary 2nd floor.
Web resources include
Illinois Lincoln Bicentennial Commission http://www.lincoln200.net/
Official US government lincoln Bicentennial Page http://www.lincolnbicentennial.gov/
The complete works of Charles Darwin on line http://darwin-online.org.uk/