State Library Awards 2012 History Research Residencies

The New York State Library announces the awarding of the 2012 Anna K. and Mary E. Cunningham Research Residencies in New York State History and Culture and the Quinn-Library Research Residency.

The Cunningham Research Residents for 2012 are:

  1. Jennifer Dorsey, Siena College, Loudonville, NY for her biographical study of tenant farmer George Holcomb of Stephentown, NY
  2. Jason L. Newton, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY for his "History of loggers in the American Northeast."
  3. Paul G. Schneider, Jr., Independent Researcher, Saratoga Springs, NY for his "Critical examination of the 19th century firefighting experience."
  4. Karim Tiro, Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH for his research on "The Decline of the upstate New York Salmon Fishery, 1780-1870.

The Quinn-Library Fellow is:

  • Elizabeth Sutton, University of Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA for her study of "How the Dutch visually presented their national identity in news, maps, prints and illustrated texts of West Africa, New Netherland and New Holland."

The application for next year's research residencies will be available in the fall.

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Last Updated: April 13, 2012