HSP, LCP Welcome March 2017 Fellows

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HSP, LCP Welcome March 2017 Fellows

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

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 March 2017 fellows:

Dr. Mara Caden, Department of History, Yale University, Mint Conditions: The Politics and Geography of Money in Britain and its Empire, 1650-1750, PEAES Postdoctoral Fellow

Dr. Vanessa Holden, Department of History, Michigan State University, Forming Intimacies: Queer Kinship and Resistance in the Antebellum American Atlantic, Mellon Scholars Program in African American History Postdoctoral Fellow

Dr. Jeffrey Thomas Perry, Department of Social Sciences, Florida Gulf Coast University, Protectors of the Peace: Church Tribunals and the Making of American Religious and Civil Authority, 1780-1860, NEH Postdoctoral Fellow

Franklin Sammons, PhD Candidate in History, University of California, Berkeley, The Long Life of Yazoo: Land Speculation, Finance, and Dispossession in the Southeastern Borderlands, 1789-1840, PEAES Short-Term Fellow

Amy Sopcak-Joseph, PhD Candidate in History, University of Connecticut, Converting Rags into Gold: “Godey’s Lady’s Book,” Female Consumers, and the Business of Periodical Publishing in the Nineteenth Century, PEAES Dissertation Fellow

Crystal Webster, PhD Candidate in Afro-American Studies, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Fugitive Play, Discursive Resistance: The Politics of Black Childhood in Nineteenth-Century America, Mellon Scholars Program in African American History Dissertation Fellow


To learn more about available fellowships, click here.