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Civil War Governors of Kentucky Digital Documentary Edition Seeks Graduate Research Associates 2016-17

The Kentucky Historical Society seeks eight Graduate Research Associates (GRAs) familiar with 19th century United States history to write short informational entries for the Civil War Governors of Kentucky Digital Documentary Edition (CWG-K). GRAs will receive a stipend of $5,000 each and can work remotely from their home institutions.

Hay-Nicolay Dissertation Prize

The Abraham Lincoln Institute (ALI) and the Abraham Lincoln Association (ALA) invite nominations, self-nominations, and submissions for the 2017 Hay-Nicolay Dissertation Prize, which includes a $1000 honorarium.  Eligible doctoral dissertations must have been completed in 2014-2016 and must focus primarily on Abraham Lincoln’s life, career and/or legacy, preferably offering new interpretations, new evidence or primary source materials, and/or reevaluating previously a

Virginia Historical Society Library Admission Policy

Greetings –

Effective August 15, 2016, our policy for using the research library at the Virginia Historical Society (VHS) will change. VHS members will continue to use the library free of charge. Researchers who are not members have the option of becoming members at the academic level ($50), previously reserved for students and teachers. Click here for membership information.