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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Erin Bishop  

Pen Name: None

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Audience: Adult;

Born: in Springfield, Illinois


-- Erin Bishop on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=erin+bishop


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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Selected Titles At Your Library

The world of Mary O'Connell, 1778-1836
ISBN: 9781843514992. OCLC Number: 852756859

Lilliput Press,. .

In 1800 Daniel O'Connell, a young Kerry barrister who had just made his first forays into national politics, began a clandestine correspondence with his distant cousin Mary O'Connell of Tralee. Two years later Daniel secretly married the dowerless Mary in Dublin, jeopardizing his inheritance and forging a bond that would last until Mary's death in 1836. Husband and wife corresponded voluminously from the beginning of their courtship until Mary's death, and over a thousand letters between them have survived.--Jacket.

The world of Mary O'Connell, 1778-1836 /
ISBN: 190186619X. OCLC Number: 41944829

Lilliput Press,. .

"In 1800 Daniel O'Connell, a young Kerry barrister who had just made his first forays into national politics, began a clandestine correspondence with his distant cousin Mary O'Connell of Tralee. Two years later Daniel secretly married the dowerless Mary in Dublin, jeopardizing his inheritance and forging a bond that would last until Mary's death in 1836. Husband and wife corresponded voluminously from the beginning of their courtship until Mary's death, and over a thousand letters between them have survived."--Jacket.