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GY-10295-74

Tully Fels
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James Wilson (1763-1855): America's First Globemaker

To examine and make available information about James Wilson, the 1st globemaker in America, and to glean from his life lessons for the humanist of today. Research explores 3 areas; 1) Wilson's life, 2) the socio-economic conditions of New England from 1790 - 1860, and 3) early industry in New York and New England, specifically concerning the Globe Factory in Albany.

Project fields:
U.S. History

Program:
Younger Scholars, 2/76 - 2/85

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$1,976 (approved)
$1,976 (awarded)

Grant period:
11/1/1974 – 5/31/1975