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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  William Eleazar Barton  

Pen Name: Rev. William Eleazar Barton

Genre: C:CHILD Fiction

Born: June 28, 1861 in Sublette, Illinois


Illinois Connection

Barton was born in Sublette, Illinois, in the same year Lincoln assumed the presidency.

Biographical and Professional Information

William Eleazar Barton is one of the early twentieth century's most prominent writers and lecturers on the life of Abraham Lincoln.

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-- *In 1986, the Department of Special Collections produced an exhibition based on the William E. Barton Collection of Lincolniana