Past Fellows: 1992-1993

The Library Company of Philadelphia Research Fellows in American History & Culture

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellows

Keith Arbour, doctoral candidate in history, University of Michigan. Benjamin Franklin’s Reputation and the Fashioning of the Young Republic, 1790-1845

Thane Bryant, doctoral candidate in history, Rutgers University. Poverty and Poor Relief in Southeastern Pennsylvania, 1790-1840

Patricia Crain, doctoral candidate in English, Columbia University. Cultures of Reading in the American Renaissance

Cynthia Anne Kierner, assistant professor of history, University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Reading and Southern Women, 1720-1820

Clare A. Lyons, doctoral candidate in history, Yale University. Changing Patterns of Sexuality in Philadelphia, 1750-1830

Jacquelyn C. Miller, doctoral candidate in history, Rutgers University. The Body Politic: Disease and Political Culture in the Age of the American Revolution

Dana D. Nelson, assistant professor of English, Louisiana State University. Naked Nature: Science, Masculinity and the Engendering of “Race” in 19th-Century America

Leslie Cheryl Patrick-Stamp, assistant professor of history, Bucknell University. Ideology and Punishment: The Crime of Being Black, Pennsylvania, 1639-1804

Robert F. Reid-Pharr, doctoral candidate in American studies, Yale University. Conjuring Nation: Class, Gender and the Development of an African-American Nation Literature, 1827-1862

Everett C. Wilkie, Jr., head librarian, Connecticut Historical Society. European/American Emigration Literature through 1815: A Descriptive Bibliography

McLean Contributionship Fellow

Carol Nackenoff, associate professor of political science, Swarthmore College. Political Discourse in Antebellum America

Barra Foundation International Fellow (with the Historical Society of Pennsylvania)

Karen O’Brien, research fellow, Peterhouse, Cambridge. History and Environmentalism in America, 1760-1800