Proposals for individual papers or panels on any aspect of Illinois' history, culture, politics, geography, literature, and archaeology are requested for the Conference on Illinois History. The Conference welcomes submissions from professional and avocational historians, graduate students, and those engaged in the study of Illinois history at libraries, historic sites, museums, and historical societies.
Each proposal should include a summary of the topic and a one-page resume of the participant. The summary should specify the major primary and secondary sources used in the research. Proposals should be for formal, footnoted papers.
Conference will be held October 30-31, 2008, in Springfield.
Thomas F. Schwartz, State Historian
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
Illinois Historic Preservation Agency
112 North Sixth Street
Springfield, IL 62701
Phone 217/782-2118, Fax 217/558-1574
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