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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Erin Bishop  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Adult;

Born: in Springfield, Illinois

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Illinois Connection

Erin Bishop was born and raised in Springfield, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Dr. Bishop was a historian with the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency and the Director of Education for the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Illinois. Erin Bishop is an historian with the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency in Springfield.Bishop earned a Ph.D. in history from the National University Ireland (Dublin) and is the principal of Clio Museum Consulting. She was also the Project Coordinator of the Experience Maritime Maine program with Maine Maritime Museum in Bath. In 2012, Bishop was named the first director of the Maine Archives and Museums.

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Titles At Your Library

The World of Mary O'Connell: 1778-1836
ISBN: 190186619X

Lilliput Pr Ltd. 1999

Using the life and letters of Mary O'Connell, Erin Bishop has produced a study of early nineteenth century social and domestic life in Ireland. In chapters dealing with love and marriage, motherhood, family, sickness, he paints both an intimate portrait of one woman and a view of the Catholic middle class.



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