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American Society for Environmental History Equity Graduate Student Fellowship

American Society for Environmental History Equity Graduate Student Fellowship 

ASEH created this fellowship to recognize a graduate student from an underrepresented group for his or her achievements in environmental history research, to expand ASEH membership, and to broaden the topics of study in the field. The fellowship provides a single payment of $1,000 for Ph.D. graduate student research and travel in the field of environmental history, without geographical restriction. The funds must be used to support archival research and travel during 2017.

2nd Seminole War Fort Diagram (Ft. Micanopy)

    Given the temporary nature of most 2nd Seminole War era forts, very few renderings of these posts have survived. A few months ago, while researching items held by the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Yale, I unexpectedly came across the enclosed diagram of Fort Micanopy (1837). It is certainly one of the most detailed images I have ever seen and so I wanted to share this with list members. The diagram reveals new information, such as the numerous exterior "kitchens" located outside of the palisaded structure.