Directory of Fellows and Research Associates, 1999-Present

The American Antiquarian Society has been awarding visiting research fellowships since 1972-73. These stipend-bearing awards have enabled a diverse group of researchers to spend anywhere from one month to a full year in residence at the Society.

First Name Last Name Date Institution Ranksort ascending Fellowship Awarded Title of Project
Robert Gross 2002-3 College of William and Mary professor Mellon Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence The Transcendentalist and Their World
Michael West 1985-86 University of Pittsburgh professor Peterson Thoreau and the Search for the language of Nature, 1690-1865'
Daniel Mandell 2012-13 Truman State University professor AAS-NEH The Lost Tradition of Equality in America, 1600-1870
James Beard 1987-88 Clark University professor RA James Fenimore Cooper: A Critical Biography.
Albert von Frank 1995-96 Washington State University, Pullman professor Peterson Anthony Burns, Fugitive Slave
GeneviŠve Fabre-Moreau 1991-92 University of Paris VII professor Peterson Afro-American Feasts and Celebrations in the United States
Richard Gildrie 1983-84 Austin Peay State professor Peterson New England Clerics and Popular Civility, 1679-1740
Ronald Labuz 1991-92 Mohawk Valley Community College professor Boni American Graphic Design, 1830-70
Nell Painter 1991-92 Princeton University professor Peterson A Critical Biography of Sojourner Truth
Richard Brown 1977-78 University of Connecticut professor AAS-NEH Communications Networks in Pre-IndustrialAmerica
Altina Waller 2001-2 University of Connecticut professor AAS-NEH Margaret Eaton, Sexuality and Empowerment in Jacksonian America
James Henretta 1984-85 Boston University professor AAS-NEH Law and the Creation of the Liberal State in America, 1770-1870
Alden Vaughan 1985-86 Columbia University professor RA Indians and Europeans in British North America.
Ben McClary 1982-83 Middle Georgia State College professor Haven Samuel Lorenzo Knapp and His Milieu
Bruce Laurie 1993-94 University of Massachusetts, Amherst professor AAS-NEH The Search for Security in Nineteenth-Century America
Colleen Boggs 2015-16 Dartmouth College professor AAS-NEH Civil War Substitutes: How the Military Draft Changed American Literature
Faye Dudden 2003-4 Colgate University professor Tracy The Favored Hour: Politics, Culture, and the New York Women's Movement, 1860-1870
Michael Hall 1975-76 University of Texas professor Daniels The Diaries of Increase Mather
Louis Bisceglia 1988-89 San Jose State professor RA The Origins and Pacifism of Abby Kelley
Deborah Muirhead 2002 Connecticut Professor Hearst The Conjurer's Apprentice or The Legend of Yellow Mary: A Slave Girl's Tale of Survival by her Wit and Extraordinary Powers, as written by herself
Catherine Albanese 1977-78 Wright State professor Daniels Davy Crockett Almanacs
James Hoopes 1983-84 Babson College professor AAS-NEH Consciousness in New England
Mason Lowance 1972-73 University of Massachusetts, Amherst professor US Steel Symbolic Expression in Puritan Writings, 1620-1776
Philip Gura 2002-3 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill professor Peterson Guitars for all America: C.F. Martin (1796-1873) and the 19th Century Music Trade
Neal Salisbury 1995-96 Smith College professor AAS-NEH From Frontier to Society: Natives, Settlers and the Transformation of Southern New Engand
Joan Radner 2001-02 American Professor Mellon Performing the Paper: Rural Intellectual Life in Postbellum Northern New England
Karen Halttunen 1995-96 UC Davis professor Peterson Jacob's Pillows: Natural History and Memory in the Making of New England
Sacvan Bercovitch 1986-87 Harvard University professor AAS-NEH The Literary Market in 19th-Century America
Robert Dykstra 1985-86 SUNY, Albany professor RA Iowans and White Supremacy, 1838-1880
William Freehling 1989-90 Johns Hopkins University professor AAS-NEH The Road to Disunion, Vol 2: Secessionists Triumphant, 1854-61
Francoise Basch 1983-84 University of Paris professor Haven Critics of the Family in Mid-19th Century America
Barbara Meldrum 1990-91 University of Iowa professor AAS-NEH Harriet Beecher Stowe and the Dynamics of Nineteenth-Century American Progress
Jay Fliegelman 1998-99 Stanford University professor Mellon Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence Storied Associations: Books from Important American Libraries, 1650-1860, and the Tales they Tell
Lance Schachterle 1984-85 Worcester Polytechnic Institute professor RA Research for an edition of Cooper's The Spy
Dwight Smith 1982-83 University of Miami at Ohio professor Haven The War of 1812: A Bibliography
Joyce Appleby 1994-95 UCLA professor ASECS The First Generation of Americans
Alden Vaughan 1986-87 Columbia University professor RA Indians and Europeans in British North America..
Alan Taylor 2000-1 University of California, Davis professor Mellon Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence The Divided Ground: The Northern Borderland (U.S. and Canada) in the Wake of the American Revolution
Stephen Nissenbaum 1978-79 University of Massachusetts, Amherst professor Daniels Literature and Society in Jacksonian America: Writers Confront the Marketplace,
Gesa Mackenthun 2006-7 University of Rostock professor Peterson The Conquest of Antiquity: Geographical Discovery and Romantic Scholarship in the USA
John Resch 1987-88 University of New Hampshire, Manchester professor RA Politics, Public Policy, and American Culture, 1815-25: The 1818 Revolutionary War Pension Act
Lisa Wilson 2010-11 Connecticut College professor AAS-NEH Cinderella's Family
David Hall 1981-82 Boston University professor AAS-NEH History of Popular Culture in Colonial New England
Robert Begiebing 1996 New Hampshire College professor Artist The Adventures of Allegra Fullerton, Artist: Or, A True Account of Startling and Amusing Incidents from Itinerant Life
David Minter 1980-81 Rice University professor Daniels Texts and Contexts: The Great Migration and King Philip's War
John Murrin 2001-02 Princeton Professor NEH Crisis and Upheaval in the English Atlantic World, 1673-1692
Catherine Albanese 1983-84 Wright State professor Haven The Divine Harmonia: Transcendentalism, Popular Religion, and Healing Movements in Nineteenth-Century America
Kay House 1977-78 San Francisco State University professor Daniels Editing Cooper's The Pilot
Mason Lowance 1976-77 University of Massachusetts, Amherst professor AAS-NEH Symbolism in American Writings from the Puritans to the Civil War
Robert Wright 1974-75 Michigan State University professor Daniels Music and Broadside Ballad Collections for Ballads and Songs of the Western Migration, vol 3

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