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Research Your Lincoln

If you’re researching your Lincoln there are several excellent sources of information.

At present, the collections of the Lincoln Motor Car Heritage Museum & Research Center are located within the Antique Automobile Club of America Library & Research Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Their contact information: 

AACA Library & Research Center

501 West Governor Road

Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033

(717) 534-2082 

The Benson Ford Rsearch Center (BFRC) is part of The Henry Ford and contains most of the Lincoln factory records (including production records) as well as an extensive collection of factory photos, sales literature, owners manuals and technical information.  The collection also contains a treasure trove of information on the Ford Motor Company, Henry Ford, Edsel Ford and other automobile companies. 

Benson Ford Research Center

20900 Oakwood Boulevard

Dearborn, Michigan  48123

(313) 982-6020

Another source for Lincoln history is the National Automotive History Collection (NAHC) of the Detroit Public Library.   However due to recent budget cuts, the collection is temporarily closed. Check the DPL by email to learn when service has been restored: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

National Automotive HistoryCollection

Detroit Public Library

Skillman Branch

2203, 121 Gratiot Avenue

Detroit, Michigan  48226

(313) 481-1862

Three national automotive museums have general automotive libraries that contain limited information on Lincoln automobiles. 

National Automobile Museum

10 South Lake Street

Reno, Nevada  89501

(775) 333-9300


Gilmore Car Museum

6865 West Hickory Road

Hickory Corners, Michigan

(269) 671-5089


The Nethercutt Collection

15200 Bledsoe Street

Sylmar, California  91342

(818) 364-6464