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RA-50089-10
Postdoctoral Research Fellowships at the Library Company of Philadelphia
James Green, Library Company of Philadelphia

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South Carolina’s Grand Jury Presentments: The Eighteenth-Century Experience (Book Section)
Title: South Carolina’s Grand Jury Presentments: The Eighteenth-Century Experience
Author: Sally Hadden
Editor: Sally Hadden
Editor: Patricia Minter
Abstract: This study of South Carolina presentments, the grand jury's critiques and accusations against their fellow community members, reveals that complaints about slave behaviors gradually declined during the eighteenth century. Meanwhile, their complaints about badly maintained roads, bridges, and causeways continued to be aired with regularity. Urbanization slowly changed what the Charleston grand jurors demanded, as calls for incorporation rose in the 1770s, while backcountry grand jurors continued making presentments about inadequate roads and misbehaving slaves to the end of the century.
Year: 2013
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
Book Title: Signposts: New Directions in Southern Legal History

Migration and Loss of Spiritual Community: The Case of Daniel Falckner and Anna Maria Schubart (Book Section)
Title: Migration and Loss of Spiritual Community: The Case of Daniel Falckner and Anna Maria Schubart
Author: Rosalind Beiler
Editor: Lynne Tatlock
Abstract: Essays from papers presented at fifth triennial conference of Fruhe Neuzeit Interdisziplinar (FNI), held at Duke University, March 27-29, 2008.
Year: 2010
Publisher: Brill
Book Title: Enduring Loss in Early Modern Germany

Information Networks and the Dynamics of Migration: Swiss Anabaptist Exiles and Their Host Communities (Book Section)
Title: Information Networks and the Dynamics of Migration: Swiss Anabaptist Exiles and Their Host Communities
Author: Rosalind Beiler
Editor: Susanne Lachenicht
Abstract: Chiefly papers presented at the Religious Refugees in Europe, Asia and the Americas Conference hosted by the Moore Institute for Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences, held at the National University of Ireland, Galway, on June 16-18, 2005.
Year: 2007
Publisher: Lit. Verlag
Book Title: Religious Refugees in Europe, Asia and North America (6th - 21st Centuries)

Slave Trading Entrepôts and Their Hinterlands: Continued Forced Migrations after the Middle Passage to North America (Book Section)
Title: Slave Trading Entrepôts and Their Hinterlands: Continued Forced Migrations after the Middle Passage to North America
Author: Gregory E. O’Malley
Editor: David T. Gleeson
Editor: Simon Lewis
Abstract: Proscription by degrees: the ending of the African slave trade to the United States / Kenneth Morgan -- "Most contemptible in the Union": South Carolina, slavery, and the constitution / Jonathan Mercantini -- African children and the transatlantic slave trade across time and place / Wilma King -- "Madda, Madda, yiera, yiera": African women slaves and the abolition of the British transatlantic slave trade / Inge Dornan -- Slave trading entrepôts and their hinterlands: continued forced migrations after the middle passage to North America / Gregory E. O'Malley -- The M-factor in southern history / Louis M. Kyriakoudes and Peter A. Coclanis -- An ambiguous legacy: the closing of the African slave trade and America's own middle passage / Steven Deyle -- Blackness without ethnicity: some hypotheses on the end of the African slave trade in 1808, race, and the search for slave identity in early American Louisiana / Jean-Pierre Le Glaunec -- Irish American identity and the reopening of the Atlantic slave trade / David T. Gleeson -- 2007 revisited: commemoration, ritual, and British transatlantic slavery / John Oldfield.
Year: 2012
Publisher: University of South Carolina Press
Book Title: Ambiguous Anniversary: The Bicentennial of the International Slave Trade Bans

Beyond the Middle Passage: Slave Migration from the Caribbean to North America, 1619-1807 (Article)
Title: Beyond the Middle Passage: Slave Migration from the Caribbean to North America, 1619-1807
Author: Gregory E. O’Malley
Abstract: -
Year: 2009
Format: Journal
Periodical Title: William & Mary Quarterly
Publisher: Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture

Philadelphia and Its Peoples in Maps: 1790s (Web Resources)
Title: Philadelphia and Its Peoples in Maps: 1790s
Author: Billy Gordon Smith
Abstract: -
Year: 2012
Primary URL: http://philadelphiaencyclopedia.org/archive/philadelphia-and-its-people-in-maps-the-1790s/

Incarcerated Innocents: Inmates, Conditions, & Survival Strategies in Philadelphia’s Almshouse and Workhouse (Book Section)
Title: Incarcerated Innocents: Inmates, Conditions, & Survival Strategies in Philadelphia’s Almshouse and Workhouse
Author: Billy Gordon Smith
Editor: Richard Bell
Editor: Michele Lise Tartar
Abstract: Buried Lives offers the first critical examination of the experience of imprisonment in early America. These interdisciplinary essays investigate several carceral institutions to show how confinement shaped identity, politics, and the social imaginary both in the colonies and in the new nation. The historians and literary scholars included in this volume offer a complement and corrective to conventional understandings of incarceration that privilege the intentions of those in power over the experiences of prisoners. Considering such varied settings as jails, penitentiaries, almshouses, workhouses, floating prison ships, and plantations, the contributors reconstruct the struggles of people imprisoned in locations from Antigua to Boston. The essays draw upon a rich array of archival sources from the seventeenth century to the eve of the Civil War, including warden logs, petitions, execution sermons, physicians’ clinical notes, private letters, newspaper articles, runaway slave advertisements, and legal documents. Through the voices, bodies, and texts of the incarcerated, Buried Lives reveals the largely ignored experiences of inmates who contested their subjection to regimes of power.
Year: 2012
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
Book Title: Buried Lives: Incarcerated in Early America

First Person Nautical: Poetry and Play at Sea (Article)
Title: First Person Nautical: Poetry and Play at Sea
Author: Hester Blum
Abstract: -
Year: 2013
Format: Journal
Periodical Title: J19: The Journal of Nineteenth-Century Americanists
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

John Cleves Symmes and the Planetary Reach of Polar Exploration (Article)
Title: John Cleves Symmes and the Planetary Reach of Polar Exploration
Author: Hester Blum
Abstract: -
Year: 2012
Format: Journal
Periodical Title: American Literature
Publisher: Duke University Press

Introduction: Oceanic Studies (Article)
Title: Introduction: Oceanic Studies
Author: Hester Blum
Abstract: -
Year: 2013
Format: Journal
Periodical Title: Atlantic Studies
Publisher: Routledge

A Double Life: Personifying the Corporation from Dartmouth College to Poe (Article)
Title: A Double Life: Personifying the Corporation from Dartmouth College to Poe
Author: Peter Jaros
Abstract: This essay pursues the prehistory of contemporary debates over corporate personality by investigating the early nineteenth-century American corporate imaginary. In 1819, Dartmouth College v. Woodward enshrined the common-law defi nition of the corporation—an artifi cial person, immortal and invisible—in American jurisprudence. In contrast, contemporaneous satirical poems on failing banks personifi ed corporations as strikingly visible and mortal. In subsequent decades, Poe drew on the legal doctrine of artificial personhood in a number of works—the sonnet “Silence” and the tales “William Wilson” and “Peter Pendulum, the Business Man”— and juxtaposed it unsettlingly with the so-called natural personhood of human beings. Whereas literary scholarship on antebellum legal personhood has principally explored the contested status of African Americans, this essay argues that the early corporation confronted both jurists and lay writers with an idea of personhood irreducible to the human being. It shows how Poe’s work, in particular, articulates the challenges posed by the complex ontology and ghostly genealogy of the corporation to the logic of human identity.
Year: 2014
Format: Journal
Periodical Title: Poe Studies 47: 4-35

Incarcerated Innocents: Inmates, Conditions, & Survival Strategies in Philadelphia’s (Book Section)
Title: Incarcerated Innocents: Inmates, Conditions, & Survival Strategies in Philadelphia’s
Author: Billy Gordon Smith
Editor: Michele Lise Tartar
Editor: Richard Bell
Abstract: Buried Lives offers the first critical examination of the experience of imprisonment in early America. These interdisciplinary essays investigate several carceral institutions to show how confinement shaped identity, politics, and the social imaginary both in the colonies and in the new nation. The historians and literary scholars included in this volume offer a complement and corrective to conventional understandings of incarceration that privilege the intentions of those in power over the experiences of prisoners.
Year: 2012
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
Book Title: Buried Lives: Incarcerated in Early America

Incarcerated Innocents: Inmates, Conditions, & Survival Strategies in Philadelphia’s (Book Section)
Title: Incarcerated Innocents: Inmates, Conditions, & Survival Strategies in Philadelphia’s
Author: Billy Gordon Smith
Editor: Ricjard Bell
Editor: Michele Lise Tartar
Abstract: Buried Lives offers the first critical examination of the experience of imprisonment in early America. These interdisciplinary essays investigate several carceral institutions to show how confinement shaped identity, politics, and the social imaginary both in the colonies and in the new nation. The historians and literary scholars included in this volume offer a complement and corrective to conventional understandings of incarceration that privilege the intentions of those in power over the experiences of prisoners.
Year: 2012
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
Book Title: Buried Lives: Incarcerated in Early America

Irving's Astoria and the Forms of Enterprise (Article)
Title: Irving's Astoria and the Forms of Enterprise
Author: Peter Jaros
Abstract: n/a
Year: 2018
Format: Journal
Periodical Title: American Literary History 30:1

Social Mobility and Satire in the American Plantations (Article)
Title: Social Mobility and Satire in the American Plantations
Author: Edward Cahill
Abstract: n/a
Year: 2019
Format: Journal
Periodical Title: Early American Studies 17:2

Print (Article)
Title: Print
Author: Marcy Dinius
Abstract: n/a
Year: 2018
Format: Journal
Periodical Title: Early American Studies special issue: Keywords in Early American Literature and Material Texts 16.4


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