The Historical Society of Pennsylvania (HSP) and the Library Company of Philadelphia (LCP) jointly award approximately 25 one-month fellowships for research in residence in either or both collections during each academic year. Fellows hail from across the country and around the world, utilizing both institutions' collections in contemporary scholarship.
HSP and LCP proudly welcome the October 2015 fellows:
Dr. Christopher J. Bonner, Department of History, University of Maryland, The Price of Citizenship: Black Protest, American Law, and the Shaping of Society, 1827–1868, LCP NEH Postdoctoral Fellow
Julia Dauer, PhD Candidate in English, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Natural History and First Person Prose in Early America, 1783–1830, LCP Albert M. Greenfield Foundation Dissertation Fellow
Ben Davidson, PhD Candidate in History, New York University, Freedom’s Generation: Coming of Age in the Era of Emancipation, HSP-LCP Short-term Fellow
George Gallwey, PhD Candidate in History, Harvard University, Public Credit in the Development of American Political Economy, 1776–1845, HSP-LCP Short-term Fellow
Sonia Hazard, PhD Candidate in Religious Studies, Duke University, The American Tract Society and the Materiality of Print in Antebellum America, LCP Albert M. Greenfield Foundation Dissertation Fellow
Dr. Laura T. Igoe, Princeton University Art Museum, Art and Ecology in the Early Republic, LCP NEH Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr. Jessica Marie Johnson, Department of History, Michigan State University, Practicing Freedom: Intimacy, Kinship, and Property in Atlantic New Orleans, 1685–1810, LCP Mellon Scholars Program in African American History Postdoctoral Fellow
Rachel Knecht, PhD Candidate in History Brown University, Quantifying the Economy in the Industrial Age, LCP PEAES Fellow
Dr. Allan Kulikoff, Department of History, University of Georgia, Many Masks of Benjamin Franklin, LCP McLean Contributionship Fellow
Holly Pinheiro, PhD Candidate in History, University of Iowa, Men of Color, to Arms! Race, Manhood, and Citizenship during the Civil War Era, LCP Mellon Scholars Program in African American History Short-term Fellow
HSP also invites fellows and researchers to its monthly First Wednesday Coffee, an opportunity to mingle over free coffee and baked goods on the first Wednesday of every month from 3-4 p.m. in HSP's recently renovated Lobby.