Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book


Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Tom Emery  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born:


-- Tom Emery on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=tom++emery

E-Mail: -- Tomemery42@yahoo.com


Illinois Connection

Emery lives in Carlinville, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Emery is a critically acclaimed freelance writer and historical researcher. He was valedictorian of the Blackburn College Class of 1993, with majors in business administration, accounting and economics. He earned an MBA from Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville in 1995.


Awards


-- Three - time Recipient of the Illinois State Historical Society Award of Superior Achievement - 2012, 2014, 2015
-- Five - time Recipient of the Illinois State Historical Society Certificate of Excellence - 1999, 2003, 2004, 201, 2013

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability (yes) '''Media Coverage''' '''Featured in the following newspapers ''' *''Springfield State Journal Register'', Dec. 1997, Nov. 2000, Nov. 2012, July 2014 *''Chicago Tribune'', January 1998 *''Peoria Journal Star'', March 1998 *''Quincy Herald-Whig'', March 2001 *''Lincoln Courier'', March 2001 *''Alton Telegraph'', May 2001, February 2009, March 2012, July 2012, January 2015 *''St. Louis Post - Dispatch'', January 2002 *''Champaign News - Gazette'', August 2002 *''Decatur Herald-Review'', July 2011 '''Featured in the following magazines ''' *''Illinois Heritage'', 1999 *''The Civil War Courier'', 2000, 2015 *''Midwest Book Review'', 2000, 2002 *''Pet Life'', 1999 *''The Senior Musician'', 1999 *''The Thoroughbred Times'', 1998 *''The National Sporting Library Newsletter'', 1998

Selected Titles At Your Library

19th-century echoes :
ISBN: 0966163729. OCLC Number: 46473804

History in Print,. .

19th-century echoes :
ISBN: 0966163788. OCLC Number: 57311464

History in Print,. .

Gustave Loehr :
ISBN: 0966163796. OCLC Number: 58827964

History In Print,. .

Hold the fort :
ISBN: 0966163753. OCLC Number: 47049678

History in Print,. .

Richard Rowett :
ISBN: 0966163702. OCLC Number: 38862279

History in Print,. .

Richard Rowett :
ISBN: 9781483589824. OCLC Number: 966645486

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The beagle :
ISBN: 0966163737. OCLC Number: 50854944

History in Print,. .

The Civil War in Illinois
ISBN: 9781631925207. OCLC Number: 898341746

History in Print,. .

A compilation of a biweekly newspaper column on Illinois in the Civil War are presented in chronological format and cover leading topics, including the top leaders, regiments, and issues, the state's participation in key battles, and life on the homefront.

The Macoupin County Courthouse :
ISBN: 0966163761. OCLC Number: 49216407

History in Print,. .

The memorable month :
ISBN: 0966163745. OCLC Number: 50909170

History in Print,. .

The other John Logan :
ISBN: 0966163710. OCLC Number: 40805546

History in Print,. .