Herbert K. Russell

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General Information

Name: Herbert K. Russell

Pen Name: None

Genres: Non-Fiction

Born: 1943 in Shelbyville, Illinois

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Email: N/A

Illinois Connection

Russell lives in Carbondale.

Biographical and Professional Information

Herbert K. Russell is the retired director for college relations at John A. Logan College, Carterville, Illinois. He is acknowledged as the foremost authority on Masters and has publishd numerous articles about Masters in scholarly journals and reference works. Russell is the first scholar to be allowed to read and quote from all of Masters's diaries, his correspondence, and the unpublished chapters of his 1936 autobiography Across Spoon River. He is the editor of The Enduring River: Edgar Lee Masters' Uncollected Spoon River Poems and is the author of various publications concerning Illinois subjects including Edgar Lee Masters: A Biography. Russell's works have received various recognitions; research awards have come from tehe Newberry Library and National Endowment for the Humanities.

Published Works

  • A Southern Illinois Album: Farm Security Administration Photographs, 1936 -1943, Southern Illinois University Press, 1990
  • Edgar Lee Masters: A Biography, University of Illinois Prress, 2005
  • The State of Southern Illinois: An Illustrated History, Southern Illinois University Press, 2012

Titles at Your Library

A Southern Illinois Album: Farm Security Administration Photographs, 1936-1943 (Shawnee Books)

ISBN: 0809315890
Release Date: 1990-02-19

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The State of Southern Illinois: An Illustrated History

ISBN: 0809330563
Release Date: 2012-03-16

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Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Herbert K. Russell on WorldCat


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