Past Fellows: 1996-1997


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

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellows

Dr. David Brigham, Assistant Professor of Art and American Studies, Lebanon Valley College. Mark Catesby and the Subscribers to His Natural History of Carolina

Andrew Coopersmith, Ph.D. candidate in History, Harvard University. Civil War Propaganda

Seth Cotlar, Ph.D. candidate in History, Northwestern University. In Paine’s Absence: The Europeanization of American Political Thought, 1787-1803

Dr. Pattie Cowell, Professor of English, Colorado State University. A Colonial Mid-Atlantic Writers’ Circle

Leslie J. Delauter, Ph.D. candidate in English, University of California, Berkeley. American Gothic and Revolutions of Popular Culture before the Civil War

Sarah E. Fatherly, Ph.D. candidate in History, University of Wisconsin, Madison. Women, Religion, and Commercial Culture in Eighteenth-Century Philadelphia

A. Kristen Foster, Ph.D. candidate in History, University of Wisconsin, Madison. The Struggle for a Virtuous Republic in Philadelphia, 1787-1837

Anthony A. Iaccarino. Ph.D. candidate in History, University of California, Los Angeles. The Problem of Slavery in Early National Virginia, 1780-1832

Susan M. Ryan, Ph.D. candidate in English, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. The Cultural Politics of Benevolence in Antebellum America

Helen Tangires, Ph.D. candidate in American Studies, George Washington University. Public Markets and Civic Culture in Nineteenth-Century America

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

Dr. Warren McDougall, Honorary Fellow, University of Edinburgh. The Scottish Book Trade to Philadelphia in the Eighteenth Century

Dr. Marcus M. G. Wood, Research Fellow, University of Manchester. American Abolition Publications in the Nineteenth Century

Travel Grants

Dr. Thomas F. Bonnell, Associate Professor of English, Saint Mary’s College. Publishing the Classics of British Poetry, 1765-1810

Dr. Randall K. Burkett, Du Bois Institute for Afro-American Research, Harvard University. Afro-American Publishers and Publishing, 1872-1961

Ann Fidler, Ph.D. candidate in Law and History, University of California, Berkeley. American Legal Self-Help Publications and Their English Origins

Dr. Mark Reinberger, Assistant Professor of Environmental Design, University of Georgia. The Architecture and Landscape of the Philadelphia Colonial Country House