Burtschi, Mary Pauline
BURTSCHI, Mary Pauline
BURTSCHI, Mary Pauline. American, b. 1911. Genres: History, Biography, Novellas/Short stories, Architecture. Career: Research Historian, since 1966, and Vice-President, since 1972, Vandalia Historical Society, Illinois Director, James Hall Library, since 1966. Site Interpreter and Writer, Little Brick House, since 1961. Director and Poetry Consultant, Fayette County Cultural and Arts Association, since 1974. Teacher of English and French, Carlyle High School, Illinois, 1936-39, and Effingham High School, Illinois, 1939-70. Director, 1965-68, and Vice-President, 1969-77, Illinois State Historical Society. Publications: Biographical Sketch of Joseph Charles Burtschi, 1962; Vandalia: Wilderness Capital of Lincoln's Land, 1963; A Portfolio for James Hall, 1968; A Guide Book of Historical Vandalia, 1974; James Hall of Lincoln's Frontier World 1978; General George Washington, 1980; European Journey, 1983; A Descriptive Sketch of the Little Brick House in Historic Vandalia, Illinois, 1987; The Virgin Forest of Vandalia, Illinois, 1994; Old Buildings in Vandalia, vol. I & vol. II. EDITOR: Seven Stories by James Hall, 1975; Sesquicentennial Celebration of the Antiquarian and Historical Society of Illinois 1827-1977, 1981. Address: 307 N. Sixth St, Vandalia, IL 62471, U.S.A.