Cullom Davis

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General Information

Name: Cullom Davis

Pen Name: None

Born: 1935 in Aurora, Illinois

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Illinois Connection

Davis lives in Springfield, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Cullom Davis is a Princeton graduate and received his doctorate in American history from the University of Illinois. He founded the nationally recognized Oral History Office at Sangamon State University - the predecessor to the University of Illinois Springfield. A founding faculty member at the university, he helped establish the MA program in public history as well. In addition to publishing numerous articles, Davis is the author of many books.

Published Works

  • Oral History From Tape to Type, American Library Association Editions, 1977
  • The Public and the Private Lincoln: Contemporary Perspectives, Southern Illinois University Press, 1979
  • The Prairie Bondman: A Corporate History of John Naveen & Co., Southern Illinois University Press, 1996,
  • Memorial Days: A History of Community Partnerships, Southern Illinois University Press, 1997
  • The Law Practice of Abraham Lincoln: Complete Documentary Edition, University of Illinois Press, 2000,
  • Heartland, Indiana University Press, 1988

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Oral History: From Tape to Type

ISBN: 0838902308
Release Date: 1977-08

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The Public and the Private Lincoln: Contemporary Perspectives

ISBN: 0809309211
Release Date: 1979-12-01

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ISBN: 0252025660
Release Date: 2000-04-13

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Literary Awards


Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

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