Cunningham and Quinn-Library Research Residencies
The following projects have been funded in previous years.
- New York State politics during the civil war (part of a larger research project, entitled "States of the Union: The Political Center in the Civil War North.")
- How the Dutch visually presented their national identity in news, maps, prints and illustrated texts of West Africa, New Netherland and New Holland.
- A biographical study of tenant farmer George Holcomb of Stephentown, NY.
- History of loggers in the American Northeast.
- Critical examination of the 19th century firefighting experience.
- The Decline of the upstate New York Salmon Fishery, 1780-1870.
- Techniques used by Dutch West India Company to recruit colonists.
- The struggle for electoral equality by New York's African-American Community
- The rank and file are determined: Citizenship, authority and mutiny in the Union Army, 1861-1865.
- "To act in concert, and upon a common principle:" Revolutionary mobilization and conflicting loyalty along the New York warpath.
- The Adirondack Forty-Sixers cohort study: a systemic approach to humans-mountains interactions.
- The connection between British Industrialization and American commercial agriculture in the 19th century.
- How popular and scientific concepts of garbage shaped trash activism in New York City and the US from 1860 to today.
- A world the printers made: print culture in New York 1730-1830.
- The 46 ADKers cohort study: how did hikers spatially and socially progress towards their goals, and what did they learn from their hiking experience?
- Colonial Dutch perception and management of wetlands on western Long Island and Hudson Valley. (Quinn-Library Research Residency)
- To Elevate the mind: female instruction, women artists and the Hudson River School
- Influence of 19th century Bishop John McCloskey and 20th century Gov. Martin Glynn on the Irish ethnicity and Attitudes of Albany, NY
- The gubernatorial administration of Alfred E. Smith and its importance to U.S. political development in the years preceding the New Deal
- Research for a college text book on the history of New York State
- Transformation of the Mercantilist system from 1630 through 1790 in New Netherland and Colonial New York (Quinn-Library Research Residency)
- Sharing Spaces in a new world environment: African-Dutch contributions to North American Culture (Quinn-Library Research Residency)
- The Cradle of globalization: Iroquois-New York State conflict over infrastructure development from 1950-1956.
- Achieving energy sustainability through the examination of past energy technology practices at various historic sites in New York State
- How early 19th Century Americans associated the gothic revival with the American wilderness
- A long dark shadow: the life and legacy of Anthony Comstock (1844-1915)
- The role of Yankee/Dutch ethnic relations in the Americanization of Albany, New York.
- Examination of the persecution of Spiritualists under fortune telling laws as a window into relations between police power and public morality in the early twentieth century.
- The role of political interest groups and individuals in promoting the repeal of prohibition in New York State.
- Music in Early Albany, 1820-1850s.
- Research for annotations to the Fort Orange Records and the New Netherland Papers (Quinn-Library Research Residency)
- Dutch vernacular architecture in the former New Netherland area (Quinn-Library Research Residency).