Individual Author Record
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.
- The World of Mary O`Connell 1778-1836, Lilliput Press, 1998
Titles At Your Library
The World of Mary O'Connell: 1778-1836
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.