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
James O. Horton 2010-11 George Washington University professor emeritus Mellon Distinguished Scholar in Residence A Documentary History of African Americans from 1619 to the Civil War
Charles Clark 1985-86 University of New Hampshire professor emeritus Boni The Public Prints: An Essay in Anglo-American JournalisticOrigins
Lois Horton 2010-11 George Washington University professor emerita Mellon Distinguished Scholar in Residence African Americans and the Concept of Freedom in the Revolutionary Era
Helen Deese 1998-99 Tennessee Technological University professor emerita Mellon Postdoctoral The Journals of Caroline Healey Dall
Kenneth Moynihan 1992-93 Assumption College professor AAS-NEH A History of Worcester
Daniel Mandell 2012-13 Truman State University professor AAS-NEH The Lost Tradition of Equality in America, 1600-1870
Michael West 1985-86 University of Pittsburgh professor Peterson Thoreau and the Search for the language of Nature, 1690-1865'
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
James Secord 2004-5 University of Cambridge professor Botein "Nature as News: Reporting Science in the Antebellum American Illustrated Press"
Robert Gross 2002-3 College of William and Mary professor Mellon Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence The Transcendentalist and Their World
GeneviŠve Fabre-Moreau 1991-92 University of Paris VII professor Peterson Afro-American Feasts and Celebrations in the United States
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 Gildrie 1983-84 Austin Peay State professor Peterson New England Clerics and Popular Civility, 1679-1740
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
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
James Hoopes 1983-84 Babson College professor AAS-NEH Consciousness in New England
Nancy Siegel 2017-18 Towson University professor Peterson Political Appetites: Revolution, Taste, and Culinary Activism in the Early Republic
Mason Lowance 1972-73 University of Massachusetts, Amherst professor US Steel Symbolic Expression in Puritan Writings, 1620-1776
Catherine Albanese 1977-78 Wright State professor Daniels Davy Crockett Almanacs
Charlene Lewis 2017-18 Kalamazoo College professor Legacy The Traitor's Wife: Peggy Arnold and Revolutionary America
Faye Dudden 2003-4 Colgate University professor Tracy The Favored Hour: Politics, Culture, and the New York Women's Movement, 1860-1870
Neal Salisbury 1995-96 Smith College professor AAS-NEH From Frontier to Society: Natives, Settlers and the Transformation of Southern New Engand
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
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
Robert Dykstra 1985-86 SUNY, Albany professor RA Iowans and White Supremacy, 1838-1880
Joan Radner 2001-02 American Professor Mellon Performing the Paper: Rural Intellectual Life in Postbellum Northern New England
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
William Freehling 1989-90 Johns Hopkins University professor AAS-NEH The Road to Disunion, Vol 2: Secessionists Triumphant, 1854-61
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..
Stephen Nissenbaum 1978-79 University of Massachusetts, Amherst professor Daniels Literature and Society in Jacksonian America: Writers Confront the Marketplace,
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
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
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
David Minter 1980-81 Rice University professor Daniels Texts and Contexts: The Great Migration and King Philip's War

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