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 Institutionsort descending Rank Fellowship Awarded Title of Project
Claudia Bushman 1991-92 independent scholar Peterson America Discovers Columbus
Mary Cable 1989-90 freelance writer RA Early history of the Massachusetts Bay Colony
Jonathan Cook 1998-99 Peterson The Apocalyptic Imagination in the American Renaissance
Mary Cable 1990-91 freelance writer RA Early history of the Massachusetts Bay Colony .
April Masten 2001-2 visiting assistant professor Drawn-to-Art The Work of Art
John Bidwell 1978-79 Daniels A Biographical Directory of American Papermakers, 1690-1830
Jonathan Prude 1977, 1980 Daniels The Coming of Industrial Order: A Study of Town and Factory Life in Rural Massachusetts, 1813-1860
Jonathan Prude 1977, 1980 Daniels The Meaning of Food in Early American History
Mary Fuhrer 2013-14 independent scholar Center for Historic American Visual Culture Tuberculosis and Popular Culture in New England: 1800-1840
Lynne Bassett 2004-5 independent scholar Peterson "American Whole-Cloth Quilts: A Study of Regional Innovation, Refinement, and Domestic Production"
Laurie Block 1995 filmmaker Artist Television Documentary on the US -Mexican War
Nancy Vieira Couto 1995 Poet and freelance editor/consultant, Ithaca, NY Artist Book of Poems and Prose Pieces on America Vesspucci
Arthur Schrader 1979-80 performer and singing history scholar AAS-NEH The Isaiah Thomas Ballad Collection
Robert Arner 1975-76 Daniels Comic Literature in Colonial America
Matt Dellinger 2016 nonfiction writer and digital archivist Baron The Brooklyn 14th Regiment
Gillian Avery 1985-86 author Peterson The American Pattern of Childhood
Krista Elrick 2016 photographer Jay and Deborah Last Retracing Audubon: Contemporary Views
Maureen Cummins 2000 book artist, Brooklyn, NY Hearst Artist Heretics, Heathens, and Hellians; Animals,Cannibals and Savages; and Witches, Bitches, and Faggots
Denise Miller 2016 creative writer Hearst Travelogos: African American and the Struggle for Safe Passage
Catherine Sasanov 2016 poet Baron Markd Y (Archives and Invocations)
Susan Stinson 2016 novelist Hearst Research for the novel “Tuttle” about the Puritan woman, Elizabeth Tuttle Edwards
Christopher Clark 1990-91 Peterson To Live in the Common Cause: Communal and Cooperative Groups in Nineteenth-Century America
Betty Mitchell 1985-86 associate professor Haven Antebellum and Civil War Biography
Gloria Main 1978-79 independent researcher AAS-NEH The Massachusetts Farmer and his Family
Philip Lampi 1974-75 independent researcher Daniels Vote Tabulation in American Presidential, Congressional, Gubernatorial, and State Legislative Elections, 1788-1824
David Roderick 2003 Poet Baron Blue Colonial, a collection of poems on the cultural interaction between the colonists and the Wampanoag tribe in the early seventeenth-century
Gudrun Löhrer 2010-11 John F. Kennedy Institute, Free University of Berlin visiting professor Ebeling A Cultural History of U.S.-American Banknotes in the Early Nineteenth Century
Ben Wright 2015-16 Abraham Baldwin Agriculture College assistant professor Peterson Antislavery and American Salvation
Joan Radner 2001-02 American Professor Mellon Performing the Paper: Rural Intellectual Life in Postbellum Northern New England
Karin Wulf 2000-1 American University assistant professor ASECS In the Shade of the Family Tree: Genealogy and Representation of Family Identity in Early America
Matthew Clavin 2003-4 American University PhD candidate Peterson Men of Color, to Arms!
David Blight 1996-97 Amherst College associate professor Peterson Reunion and Race: the Civil War in American Memory, 1870-15
Robert Gross 1984-85 Amherst College associate professor Peterson The Ideology of Print: The Book and Social Change in America
Barry O'Connell 1995-96 Amherst College professor AAS-NEH Surviving Identites: Native American Writers and Their People's Survival, 1780-1840
John Brooke 1982-83 Amherst College visiting assistant professor Haven Worcester County Politics, 1789-1840
Jeanne Schinto 2015 Andover, MA non-fiction writer and journalist Baron research for 3-part series about the Walpole Society
Margaret Ford 1984-85 Argosy Bookstore, New York City director Haven Ann Franklin, Colonial Newport Printer
Catherine Reid 2012 Asheville, NC writer, essayist Baron research for extended work of creative nonfiction tentatively titled "13 Travels with William Bartram" on the life and writings of William Bartram (1739-1823), author of "Travels through North and South Carolina, Georgia, East and West Florida
Lucia Knoles 1998-99 Assumption College associate professor RA A Slippery Self: Self Culture and the Self-made Man in Nineteenth Century American Literature
Kenneth Moynihan 1992-93 Assumption College professor AAS-NEH A History of Worcester
Karen Moran 1997 Auburn Middle School, Auburn, MA teacher and co-ordinator K-12 The First National Women's Right's Convention Held in Worcester in 1850
Hilary Wyss 2006-7 Auburn University associate professor ASECS Native Literacy and Education in Early America
Adam Jortner 2014-15 Auburn University Assistant Professor of History ASECS Witchcraft and the Rise of American Religious Freedom, 1626-1789
Thomas Purvis 1987-88 Auburn University, Montgomery assistant professor AAS-NEH A Decade of Conflict:Anglo-American Mobilization in the Era of the Seven Years' War, 1754-1764
Richard Gildrie 1983-84 Austin Peay State professor Peterson New England Clerics and Popular Civility, 1679-1740
James Hoopes 1983-84 Babson College professor AAS-NEH Consciousness in New England
Laura Kennelly 1994-95 Baldwin-Wallace College assistant editor Peterson Samuel West: Private Life in Revolutionary Times, 1739-1808
James Basker 1989-90 Barnard College associate professor NEMLA Samuel Johnson and His American Readers
Carol Berkin 1976-77 Baruch CUNY associate professor Daniels Research on Loyalists in the American Revolution
Sean Hill 2010 Bemidji, MN poet Hearst research for series of poems about two African American men who immigrated with their families from Milledgeville, GA to Liberia in the 1870s

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