State Spotlight

Harold Holzer in jacket and tie speaking at podium with projected photograph behind him

Frank and Virginia Williams Lecture on Abraham Lincoln and Civil War Studies

Harold Holzer, one of the country’s foremost authorities on Abraham Lincoln, was featured speaker Nov. 30 for the inaugural Frank and Virginia Williams Lecture on Abraham Lincoln and Civil War Studies at Mississippi State. Titled “The General vs. the President: Lincoln, Grant and the Battle for Civil War Memory,” Holzer's lecture was part of a celebration for the new $10 million addition to MSU’s Mitchell Memorial Library, which houses the Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library and the Frank J. and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana.

Photo by: Beth Wynn

November 30, 2017