William Eleazar Barton

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General Information

Name: William Eleazar Barton

Pen Name: Rev. William Eleazar Barton

Genre: Fiction

Born: June 28, 1861 in Sublette, Illinois

Died: December 7, 1930 in Nashville, Tn.

Website: www.lib.uchicago.edu/e/spcl/barton.html

Email: N/A

Contact Information:

Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library 
1100 E. 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637

Illinois Connection

  • One of the early twentieth century's most prominent writers and lecturers on the life of Abraham Lincoln
  • Born in Sublette, Illinois, in the same year Lincoln assumed the presidency

Biographical and Professional Information


Published Works

  • Soul of Abraham Lincoln, University of Illinois Press; Reprint edition , 2005
  • Safed the sage: His wit and wisdom, Justice, 1983
  • President Lincoln, The Bobbs-Merrill Company , 1933

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Safed the sage: His wit and wisdom

ISBN: 091862617X
Release Date: 1983

Find on World Cat

President Lincoln,

Release Date: 1933

Literary Awards

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

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (No)

External Links

William Eleazar Barton on WorldCat

William Eleazar Barton on Amazon


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