The Historical Society of Pennsylvania celebrates the 2019 Founder’s Award gala on Friday, May 3. Join us as we honor historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Annette Gordon-Reed with the Founder’s Award.
This festive evening will include a cocktail reception, dinner, and awards ceremony. The evening’s proceeds will support the preservation of HSP's collections. Business attire.
6 p.m. Cocktail Reception
7 p.m. Dinner and Awards Ceremony
10 p.m. Gala Concludes
About our honored guests
Annette Gordon-Reed is the Charles Warren Professor of American Legal History at Harvard Law School and a Professor of History in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University, and formerly the Carol K. Pforzheimer Professor at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study (2010-2016) and the Harold Vyvyan Harmsworth Visiting Professor of American History at Queen's College, University of Oxford (2014-2015). She won the Pulitzer Prize in History in 2009 for The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family (W.W. Norton, 2009), a subject she had previously written about in Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings: An American Controversy (University Press of Virginia, 1997). She is also the author of