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John Holtz Memorial Lecture Series

John Holtz was an Associate Professor of Library Instructional Services at UIS from 1989 until his death in January 2004. His family established the John W. Holtz Memorial Fund to honor him.

Lincoln versus Douglas

The 2018 featured “Lincoln versus Douglas” speakers were:

Graham Peck, professor of history at Saint Xavier University.
Roger Bridges, former head of the Lincoln Legal Papers.
Michael Burlingame, the Chancellor Naomi B. Lynn Distinguished Chair in Lincoln Studies at UIS, gave opening remarks on “Lincoln and African Americans” and served as moderator.