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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Cullom Davis  

Pen Name: None

Genre:

Audience: Adult;

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


Selected Titles At Your Library

Oral history :
ISBN: 0838902308. OCLC Number:

American Library Association,. Chicago :. 1977.

This instructional and operating manual also functions as a workbook with various illustrations and exercises.

The Public and the private Lincoln :
ISBN: 0809309211. OCLC Number:

Southern Illinois University Press,. Carbondale :. ©1979.

Memorial days :
ISBN: 096582960X. OCLC Number:

Memorial Health System,. Springfield, Ill. :. 1997.

The law practice of Abraham Lincoln :
ISBN: 0252025660. OCLC Number:

University of Illinois Press,. Champaign, IL :. ©2000.

First publication of the Lincoln Legal Papers to document the law practice of Abraham Lincoln from 1836 to 1861. Includes documents for more than 5,600 cases and legal matters in which Lincoln participated. Users may search for cases by case name, participant, date, court, legal action, subject; or documents by document type, date, author or signer. Allows researchers to study Lincoln's development as a lawyer, trace the formation of the court system in the Midwest, research legal history and the development of law, and discover antebellum social history through court records.


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