Monday, May 9, 2016
Kelli Nelson and Nick Timmerman, Ph.D. students in our graduate program, each received a fellowship to an outstanding repository. Timmerman's fellowship is an Andrew Mellon award to do research at the American Philosophical Society for his dissertation on the Indian Mounds of Alabama. Nelson's award is to the Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library in Delaware. Nelson is studying practices surrounding death and dying in mid-19th century America.