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We have genealogists who perform in-depth research in the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library (ALPL) in Springfield, Illinois.

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library (ALPL) has the largest collection of newspapers anywhere in Illinois. It also has genealogies, oral histories, county histories, cemetery inscriptions, atlases and plat books, censuses, vital records, naturalizations, and military records.

  • Please note that the library does not hold public records (such as birth and death records). Those records are held through the Illinois State Archives

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library maintains a Library Webpage for research.

Research the Online Catalog to access current holdings.

View a Newspaper Index with a comprehensive list of newspapers at the ALPL.

We’ll search records for you and email you digital images of what we find.

Research fees in the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library begin at $300 per project.

We also have Illinois genealogists.

To request in-depth research, request a research quote.

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