The Union League Club of Chicago ( is privileged to host a very special symposium on March 4, 2011, celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the Inauguration of Abraham Lincoln.  This program brings together five of our nation’s foremost Lincoln scholars – Dr. Michael Burlingame, Dr. Thomas Schwartz, Mr. Daniel Weinberg, Dr. Douglas Wilson, and Dr. David Zarefsky – plus dozens of rare and precious artifacts.  Attendance for all sessions, including the luncheon, costs $45.  The student rate is $30.

This program will be recorded for later broadcast by C-SPAN and the Illinois Channel.  It is presented in partnership with the:

  • Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum
  • Chicago History Museum
  • Chicago Public Library
  • Civil War Round Table of Chicago
  • Lincoln Academy of Illinois
  • Newberry Library
  • Pritzker Military Library
  • Union League Club of Chicago

For program details or to register, please see the attached document or  For further information, please contact the Public Affairs Office of the Union League Club at or (312) 435-5946.

I hope you will be able to join us for this extraordinary program.


Brian Daley

Public Affairs Committee

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