MELLON FELLOWSHIP AWARDS
Ann Alexander, Mary Baldwin College, for researching "John S. Wise and Fictional Representations of Reconstruction"
Dara Baker, Harvard University, for researching how the developing ideas about citizenship during the antebellum period converged with the emerging two-party political system
Edward Baptist, University of Miami, for researching enslaved African Americans forcibly moved to the frontiers of the plantation South between 1790 and 1860
Edward Bond, Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University, for researching a study of the life and times of James Blair, Virginia's commissary (or representative of the Bishop of London) from 1689 until his death in 1743
Robert Bonner, Michigan State University, for researching "Americans Apart: Nationality in the Slaveholding South"
Peter Bridges of Arlington, Va, for researching a biography of John Moncure Daniel
Andrew Burstein, University of Northern Iowa, for researching the ambition of William Wirt
Ronald Butchart, University of Georgia, for research on the freedmen's teachers in Virginia, 1861-1875
Evelyn Causey, University of Delaware, for researching the experiences of southern men in colleges and universities between 1820 and 1860
Chris Curtis, Emory University, for researching ideas of property in nineteenth-century Virginia
Christopher Fennell, University of Virginia, for "conducting a regional analysis of historical processes which shaped the pace of development in northern Virginia in the late eighteenth to mid nineteenth centuries"
Sarah Hand, University of Virginia, for researching "Alcohol, Race and Gender in Early Virginia"
Alec Haskell, John Hopkins University, for researching the "Reputation and the Nature of Public Authority in Colonial Virginia"
Warren Hofstra, Shenandoah University, for further exploration of the consequences of British policy and European settlement for the cultural landscape and economic geography of the eighteenth-century Virginia frontier
Odai Johnson, University of Washington, for researching "Colonial American Companies: A Biographical Dictionary of the Colonial American Stage"
Julia King, Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory, for researching the "Landscape and the Use of History in 19th Century Virginia: Identifying the Jamestown Pilgrims, 1798-1865"
Sarah Lawrence, Pennsylvania State University, for researching the birth control movement among rural African Americans in Virginia
Ann Smart Martin, University of Wisconsin-Madison, for researching women's lives in eighteenth and early nineteenth century Virginia -- a study of consumerism and the retail trade in backcountry Virginia, 1760-1820
Maurice Melton, Andrew College, for researching "The Tools of War: The Confederacy's Military Industry, 1861-1865"
J. Tracy Power, South Carolina Department of Archives and History, for researching a biography of George Washington Custis Lee
Kirby Randolph, University of Pennsylvania, for researching "The Colored Insane: African Americans and Mental Illness"
James Rice, State University of New York-Plattsburgh, for researching "Indians and Colonists in the Potomac Valley: Wars, Migrations, and the Frontier Origins of American Culture, 1000-1850"
Terri Snyder, California State University, Fullerton, for researching "Women and Political Culture in Virginia, 1720-1830"
Janice Stennette, East Carolina University, for researching labor contracts between freedmen and southerners in Virginia, 1865-1870
Linda Sturtz, Beloit College, for researching "Women, Property, and Power in Colonial Virginia"
JoAnne Thomas, Western Michigan University, for researching songs of the Civil War
Michael Trotti, lthaca College, for researching "Life in Jim Crow Richmond"
Camille Wells, University of Virginia, for researching Menokin -- domestic architecture and genteel housing in early Virginia
Cheryl Wells, University of South Carolina, for researching the effect of time and temporal consciousness on the American Civil War and its participants
John Wigger, University of Missouri-Columbia, for conducting research for a biography of Francis Asbury, leader of the Methodist movement in America from the 1770s until his death in 1816
Susan Williams of Oakland, Cal., for researching Civil War photographs taken by Andrew J. Russell in Richmond and Petersburg, April to June 1865