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
Richard Fox 2000-1 University of Southern California professor Mellon Postdoctoral American Jesus
Sargent Bush Jr. 2002-3 University of Wisconsin, Madison professor Peterson The Type of the Good Hearer in Puritan Theory and Practice
Jeffrey Groves 2011-12 Harvey Mudd College professor Center for Historic American Visual Culture A Practical Study of the Isaiah Thomas Press at the American Antiquarian Society
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
Rudy Favretti 1978-79 University of Connecticut professor Daniels Landscaping Use of Trees in New England
Michelle Burnham 2011-12 Santa Clara University professor ASECS The Calculus of Risk: Temporality in the Revolutionary Atlantic and Pacific
Harvey Green 1997-98 Northeastern University professor Peterson Myth and History in American Literary and Material Culture, 1850-10
H Henderson 1976-77 Oklahoma State University professor Daniels Political Culture in Virginia and Massachusetts, 1775-1800
Claire Parfait 2012-13 Universite de Paris 13 professor Reese African American Historians, 1830s-1930s: Book History and Historiography
Roderick Cave 1976-77 University of the West Indies professor Daniels A History of Printing in the West Indies
Louis Masur 1998-99 City College of New York professor Peterson The American Republic in 1831
Philip Morgan 1996-97 Florida State University professor AAS-NEH The World of an Anglo-Jamaican Planter in the Eighteenth Century
Stephen Marini 1988-89 Wellesley College professor AAS-NEH Religion in the American Revolution
Daniel Mandell 2012-13 Truman State University professor AAS-NEH The Lost Tradition of Equality in America, 1600-1870
James Secord 2004-5 University of Cambridge professor Botein "Nature as News: Reporting Science in the Antebellum American Illustrated Press"
Stephen Nissenbaum 1984-85 University of Massachusetts, Amherst professor RA The Battle for Christmas in America, 1800-1870
Billy Smith 1991-92 Montana State University professor AAS-NEH Fugitives from Slavery in the Eighteenth Century Mid Atlantic Region
GeneviŠve Fabre-Moreau 1991-92 University of Paris VII professor Peterson Afro-American Feasts and Celebrations in the United States
Robert Gross 2002-3 College of William and Mary professor Mellon Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence The Transcendentalist and Their World
Richard Gildrie 1983-84 Austin Peay State professor Peterson New England Clerics and Popular Civility, 1679-1740
David Nord 1996-97 University of Indiana, Bloomington professor Botein The Religious Roots of Mass Media in America, 1800-1860
Richard Brown 1977-78 University of Connecticut professor AAS-NEH Communications Networks in Pre-IndustrialAmerica
Mason Lowance 1989-90 University of Massachusetts, Amherst professor Peterson Uncle Tom's Cabin and the New England Sermon Tradition
Seth Cotlar 2015-16 Willamette University professor Last When the Olden Days Were New: A Cultural History of Nostalgia in Modernizing America, 1776-1860
James Henretta 1984-85 Boston University professor AAS-NEH Law and the Creation of the Liberal State in America, 1770-1870
Patricia Cohen 2001-2 University of California, Santa Barbara professor Mellon Distinguished Scholar in Residence Thomas Low Nichols and Mary Gove Nichols: Sex and Marriage Reform in the 1840s
Stephen Marini 1988-89 Wellesley College professor AAS-NEH Migrants and Itinerants, Schools and Psalmody: Neglected Networks of Religious Culture in Revolutionary America
Barry O'Connell 1995-96 Amherst College professor AAS-NEH Surviving Identites: Native American Writers and Their People's Survival, 1780-1840
Michael Hall 1975-76 University of Texas professor Daniels The Diaries of Increase Mather
Richard Lyman 1983-84 Simmons College professor RA The Economic and Social Context of the Lincoln Family, 1810-1840
James Beard 1978-79 Clark University professor NEH James Fenimore Cooper: A Critical Biography
Catherine Albanese 1977-78 Wright State professor Daniels Davy Crockett Almanacs
Stephen Nissenbaum 1991-92 University of Massachusetts, Amherst professor AAS-NEH Nathaniel Hawthorne's Scarlet Letter
Ezra Greenspan 2009-10 Southern Methodist University Professor Mellon Distinguished Scholar William Wells Brown: An African-American Life in Letters
James Hoopes 1983-84 Babson College professor AAS-NEH Consciousness in New England
Faye Dudden 2003-4 Colgate University professor Tracy The Favored Hour: Politics, Culture, and the New York Women's Movement, 1860-1870
Karen Halttunen 1995-96 UC Davis professor Peterson Jacob's Pillows: Natural History and Memory in the Making of New England
Karen Halttunen 1999-00 University of California, Davis professor Mellon Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence American Pilgrimage: A Cultural History of Plymouth Rock
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
William Freehling 1989-90 Johns Hopkins University professor AAS-NEH The Road to Disunion, Vol 2: Secessionists Triumphant, 1854-61
Mary Beth Norton 1984-85 Cornell University professor Peterson Gender in Seventeenth-Century America
Francoise Basch 1983-84 University of Paris professor Haven Critics of the Family in Mid-19th Century America
Lydia Schurman 1988-89 Northern Virginia Community College professor Peterson Publishers, Publications, and Purveyors: The Dime Novel Publishing World, 1860-15
Bruce Steiner 1982-83 Ohio State University professor Haven Lawyers, Dissenting Churches, and Connecticut's Republican Party, 1790-1820
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
Joyce Appleby 1994-95 UCLA professor ASECS The First Generation of Americans
Alden Vaughan 1982-83 Columbia University professor AAS-NEH Indians and Europeans in British North America

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