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RQ-271155-20

University of Maryland, College Park (College Park, MD 20742-5141)
Leslie S. Rowland (Project Director: December 2019 to present)
Freedmen and Southern Society Project

Preparation for publication of volumes 8 and 9 of Freedom: A Documentary History of Emancipation, 1861-1867. (24 months)

The Freedmen and Southern Society Project is editing Freedom: A Documentary History of Emancipation, 1861-1867, a nine-volume documentary history of the transition from slavery to freedom in the U.S. South. The edition documents a critical juncture in American history: the moment four million slaves gained their freedom. It constitutes a social history in the words of emancipated slaves and their contemporaries. Seven volumes will be in print by the beginning of the proposed grant period; the eighth will be completed during the first year of the proposed grant; and the final volume will be the work of years 2 and 3 of the grant period. The editors have published four additional volumes for general audiences and use in the classroom. The project's website provides both documents and interpretive material.

Project fields:
African American History; U.S. History

Program:
Scholarly Editions and Translations

Division:
Research Programs

Totals:
$350,000 (approved)
$350,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/2021 – 6/30/2023


RQ-260842-18

University of Maryland, College Park (College Park, MD 20742-5141)
Leslie S. Rowland (Project Director: December 2017 to present)
Freedmen & Southern Society Project

Completion of editorial work on volume 8 and start of work on volume 9 of the nine-volume series, Freedom: A Documentary History of Emancipation, 1861-1867. (36 months)

The Freedmen and Southern Society Project is editing Freedom: A Documentary History of Emancipation, 1861-1867, a nine-volume documentary history of the transition from slavery to freedom in the U.S. South. The edition documents a critical juncture in American history: the moment four million slaves gained their freedom. It constitutes a social history in the words of emancipated slaves and their contemporaries. Seven volumes will be in print by the beginning of the proposed grant period, and work on the eighth will be nearing completion. Each volume of Freedom is between 800 and 1,100 pages, twice the size of the volumes in most editions. The editors have published four additional volumes for general audiences and use in the classroom, as well as article-length collections of documents. The project's website provides both documents and interpretive material.

Project fields:
African American History; U.S. History

Program:
Scholarly Editions and Translations

Division:
Research Programs

Totals:
$325,000 (approved)
$325,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/2019 – 6/30/2022


RQ-249867-16

University of Maryland, College Park (College Park, MD 20742-5141)
Leslie S. Rowland (Project Director: December 2015 to May 2021)
Freedmen and Southern Society Project

Editorial work on Volume 8, on family and kinship, for the nine-volume series, Freedom: A Documentary History of Emancipation, 1861-1867. See website at http://www.freedmen.umd.edu/

The Freedmen and Southern Society Project is editing Freedom: A Documentary History of Emancipation, 1861-1867, a nine-volume documentary history of the transition from slavery to freedom in the U.S. South. The edition documents a critical juncture in American history: the moment four million slaves gained their freedom. It constitutes a social history in the words of emancipated slaves and their contemporaries. Six volumes are in print; the manuscript for the seventh will go to the press in late 2016; and work on the eighth will be well advanced by the beginning of the proposed grant period. Each volume of Freedom is between 800 and 1,100 pages, twice the size of the volumes in most editions. The editors have published four additional volumes for general audiences and use in the classroom, as well as article-length collections of documents. The project's web site provides both documents and interpretive material; it has been cited as one of the best sites for humanities education.

[Grant products]

Project fields:
African American History; U.S. History

Program:
Scholarly Editions and Translations

Division:
Research Programs

Totals:
$300,000 (approved)
$300,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/2017 – 6/30/2020


RQ-50851-14

University of Maryland, College Park (College Park, MD 20742-5141)
Leslie S. Rowland (Project Director: January 2014 to present)
Freedmen and Southern Society Project

Preparation for publication of Volume 7, Law and Justice, and editorial work on Volume 8, on family and kinship, for the anticipated nine-volume series, Freedom: A Documentary History of Emancipation, 1861-1867. (24 months)

The Freedmen and Southern Society Project is editing Freedom: A Documentary History of Emancipation, 1861-1867, a nine-volume documentary history of the transition from slavery to freedom in the U.S. South. The edition documents a critical juncture in American history: the moment four million slaves gained their freedom. It constitutes a social history in the words of emancipated slaves and their contemporaries. Six of the nine volumes have been published, and the seventh will be submitted to the press at the beginning of the proposed grant period. Each volume of FREEDOM is between 800 and 1,100 pages long, twice the size of the volumes in most editions. The editors have published four additional volumes for general audiences and use in the classroom, as well as several article-length collections of documents. The project's web site provides both documents (transcribed and annotated) and other interpretive material; it has been designated one of the best sites for humanities education.

[Grant products]

Project fields:
African American History; U.S. History

Program:
Scholarly Editions and Translations

Division:
Research Programs

Totals:
$261,000 (approved)
$261,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/2015 – 12/31/2017


RQ-50667-12

University of Maryland, College Park (College Park, MD 20742-5141)
Leslie S. Rowland (Project Director: December 2011 to April 2017)
Freedmen and Southern Society Project

The preparation for publication of one volume of a documentary history of the transition from slavery to freedom in the U.S. South. (24 months)

The Freedmen and Southern Society Project is editing Freedom: A Documentary History of Emancipation, 1861-1867, a nine-volume documentary history of the transition from slavery to freedom in the U.S. South. The edition documents a critical juncture in American history: the moment four million slaves gained their freedom. It constitutes a social history in the words of emancipated slaves and their contemporaries. Six volumes have been completed, and preliminary selection of documents for the seventh will be complete by the beginning of the proposed grant period. Each volume of Freedom is between 800 and 1,100 pages long, twice the size of the volumes in most editions. The editors have published four additional volumes for general audiences and use in the classroom, as well as several article-length collections of documents. The project's web site provides both documents and interpretive material; it has been designated one of the best sites for humanities education.

[Grant products][Prizes]

Project fields:
U.S. History

Program:
Scholarly Editions and Translations

Division:
Research Programs

Totals:
$225,000 (approved)
$225,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/2013 – 6/30/2016


RQ-50443-10

University of Maryland, College Park (College Park, MD 20742-5141)
Leslie S. Rowland (Project Director: November 2009 to May 2016)
Freedmen and Southern Society Project

Preparation of two volumes of the documentary history of the transition from slavery to freedom in the U.S. South: Land and Labor, 1866-67 and Law and Justice. (24 months)

The Freedmen and Southern Society Project is editing FREEDOM: A DOCUMENTARY HISTORY OF EMANCIPATION, 1861-1867, a nine-volume documentary history of the transition from slavery to freedom in the U.S. South. The edition documents a critical juncture in American history: the moment when four million slaves gained their freedom. It constitutes a social history in the words of emancipated slaves and their contemporaries. Five of the nine volumes are in print; each is between 800 and 1,100 pages long, considerably larger than the volumes in most editions. Editorial work on the sixth volume is nearing completion, and preliminary selection of documents for the seventh is well advanced. The editors have also prepared four shorter volumes for general audiences and use in the classroom, as well as several article-length collections of documents. The project's web site provides both documents and interpretive material; it has been designated one of the best sites for humanities education.

Project fields:
U.S. History

Program:
Scholarly Editions and Translations

Division:
Research Programs

Totals:
$225,000 (approved)
$225,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/2010 – 6/30/2013


RQ-50402-09

University of Maryland, College Park (College Park, MD 20742-5141)
Leslie S. Rowland (Project Director: November 2008 to April 2012)
Freedmen and Southern Society Project

Preparation of volumes 6 and 7 of a documentary history of the transition from slavery to freedom in the American South, spanning the period of 1861-1867.

The Freedmen and Southern Society Project is editing FREEDOM: A DOCUMENTARY HISTORY OF EMANCIPATION, 1861-1867, a nine-volume documentary history of the transition from slavery to freedom in the U.S. South. The edition documents a critical juncture in American history: the moment when four million slaves gained their freedom. It constitutes a social history in the words of emancipated slaves and their contemporaries. Five of the nine volumes are in print; each is between 800 and 1,073 pages in length, considerably larger than the volumes in most editions. Editorial work on the sixth volume is well advanced, and preliminary selection of documents for the seventh has begun. In addition, the editors have prepared four shorter volumes for general audiences and use in the classroom, as well as eleven article-length collections of documents. The project's web site also provides both documents and interpretive material; it has been designated one of the best sites for humanities education.

Project fields:
U.S. History

Program:
Scholarly Editions and Translations

Division:
Research Programs

Totals:
$126,226 (approved)
$126,226 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/2009 – 6/30/2011


RQ-50278-07

University of Maryland, College Park (College Park, MD 20742-5141)
Leslie S. Rowland (Project Director: November 2006 to November 2010)
Freedmen and Southern Society Project

The continuing preparation of a documentary history of the transition from slavery to freedom in the American South, 1861-1867. (36 months)

The Freedmen and Southern Society Project is editing FREEDOM: A DOCUMENTARY HISTORY OF EMANCIPATION, 1861-1867, a multi-volume documentary history of the transition from slavery to freedom in the U.S. South. The edition is a social history of emancipation in the words of emancipated slaves and their contemporaries. Five of the nine volumes of FREEDOM are complete (each 800-1,000 pages), and editorial work on the sixth is well advanced. In addition, the editors have published four volumes and eleven article-length documentary compilations for general audiences and use in the classroom, and the project's web site provides documents and interpretive material for students, teachers, and the general public. The present proposal is to complete and publish LAND AND LABOR, 1866-1867 (series 3, volume 2 of FREEDOM).

Project fields:
U.S. History

Program:
Scholarly Editions and Translations

Division:
Research Programs

Totals:
$170,000 (approved)
$170,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/2007 – 6/30/2010


RQ-50031-03

University of Maryland, College Park (College Park, MD 20742-5141)
Leslie S. Rowland (Project Director: September 2002 to November 2006)
Freedmen and Southern Society

The completion of series 3, volume 2, Land and Labor, 1866-1867, and initial preparation for series 4, volume 1, Violence, Law, and Justice. (24 months)

The Freedmen and Southern Society Project is editing Freedom: A Documentary History of Emancipation, 1861-1867, a multi-volume documentary history of the transition from slavery to freedom in the U.S. South. Five of a projected nine volumes (each 800-1,000 pages in length) are complete, and a sixth is underway. In addition, the editors have prepared several publications for general audiences and for use in the classroom; these include a 570-page abridgment of the first four volumes of Freedom, a collection of essays drawn from the same volumes, a documentary volume on African-American family life, a volume on the black military experience during the Civil War, and eleven article-length collections of documents. The project's web site, which went online in 1997, has been designated one of the best sites for education in the humanities.

Project fields:
U.S. History

Program:
Scholarly Editions and Translations

Division:
Research Programs

Totals (outright + matching):
$190,000 (approved)
$170,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/2003 – 6/30/2006


RZ-20530-99

University of Maryland, College Park (College Park, MD 20742-5141)
Leslie S. Rowland (Project Director: September 1998 to April 2002)
Freedmen and Southern Society Project

The continuing preparation of a documentary history of the transition from slavery to freedom in the American South, 1861-1867.

Project fields:
U.S. History

Program:
Collaborative Research

Division:
Research Programs

Totals (outright + matching):
$118,000 (approved)
$100,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/1999 – 6/30/2001


RZ-20213-97

University of Maryland, College Park (College Park, MD 20742-5141)
Leslie S. Rowland (Project Director: September 1996 to May 2000)
Freedmen and Southern Society Project: A Documentary History of Emancipation

To support the continuing preparation of a documentary history of the transition from slavery to freedom in the American south, 1861-67.

Project fields:
U.S. History

Program:
Collaborative Research

Division:
Research Programs

Totals:
$118,000 (approved)
$118,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/1997 – 6/30/1999


RE-21213-94

University of Maryland, College Park (College Park, MD 20742-5141)
Leslie S. Rowland (Project Director: June 1993 to June 1998)
Freedmen and Southern Society Project

To support the preparation of a documentary history of the emancipation of American slaves during the Civil War era.

Project fields:
U.S. History

Program:
Editions

Division:
Research Programs

Totals (outright + matching):
$240,000 (approved)
$186,632 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/1994 – 12/31/1997


RE-20996-92

University of Maryland, College Park (College Park, MD 20742-5141)
Leslie S. Rowland (Project Director: June 1991 to May 1995)
Freedmen and Southern Society Project

To support the Freedman and Southern Society project which is preparing a documentary history of the transition from slavery to freedom in the South during the Civil War era.

Project fields:
U.S. History

Program:
Editions

Division:
Research Programs

Totals (outright + matching):
$162,500 (approved)
$129,450 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/1992 – 9/30/1994


RE-20850-90

University of Maryland, College Park (College Park, MD 20742-5141)
Leslie S. Rowland (Project Director: June 1989 to April 1993)
Freedmen and Southern Society Project

To support the preparation of a multivolume edition of selected documents from the National Archives that illustrate the transformation of the lives of black people in the wake of emancipation, 1861-67.

Project fields:
African American Studies; U.S. History

Program:
Editions

Division:
Research Programs

Totals (outright + matching):
$155,000 (approved)
$95,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/1990 – 9/30/1992