Laas, Virginia J(eans)

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LAAS, Virginia J(eans)

LAAS, Virginia J(eans). American, b. 1943. Genres: History. Career: Classroom teacher in Joplin, MO, 1964-65; Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, KS, lecturer in history, 1981-88; Missouri Southern State University, Joplin, lecturer, 1984-88, instructor, 1988-92, assistant professor, 1992-97, associate professor of history, 1997-. University of Wisconsin, intern at National Historical Publications and Records Commission Institute for the Editing of Historical Documents, 1986. Publications: (with Ritchie and D. Stewart) An Introduction to the Tri-State Mineral Museum, 1986; (with D.T. Cornish) Lincoln's Lee: The Life of Rear Admiral Samuel Phillips Lee, 1986; Love & Power in the 19th Century: The Marriage of Violet Blair, 1998. EDITOR: E. Ritchie, Guidebook to the Tri-State Mineral Museum, 1986; Wartime Washington: The Civil War Letters of Elizabeth Blair Lee, 1991; Bridging Two Eras: The Autobiography of Emily Newell Blair, 1977-1951, 1999. Contributor of reviews and articles to periodicals. Address: Missouri Southern State University, Joplin, MO 64801, U.S.A.