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CUA's Silent Sentinel: Cardinal James Gibbons of Baltimore

James, Cardinal Gibbons was a key figure in American Catholic history as a major leader and spokesman during a tumultuous time of industrial growth, contentious immigration, and structural change in American society. He was also a founder and first Chancellor of The Catholic University of America (CUA) and a confidant to American Presidents such as Theodore Roosevelt and William Howard Taft. For more, please see

http://www.lib.cua.edu/wordpress/newsevents/6157/

Catholic Patriots of the American Revolution

Americans celebrating their independence from Great Britain seldom remember Catholic contributions to the national cause.  This is not surprising, as Catholics made up only an estimated one percent of the population of the nascent republic. Colonial America was generally prejudiced against Catholics and had enacted various civil and legal restrictions.  Nevertheless, many Catholics rose to prominence in the front ranks of the struggle. Among these Catholic Patriots of the Revolution were three remarkable members of the prominent Carroll family of Maryland. For more, please see

Lord Baltimore Research Fellowship

Applications for 2016

Deadline: May 16, 2016

The Maryland Historical Society invites applications for its Research Fellowship program. The society offers fellowships each year designed to promote scholarship in Maryland history and culture through research in its library collections. Applications will be welcomed from independent scholars, graduate students, or university faculty in any discipline appropriate to its collections.

Announcing the new Resources tab

Greetings H-Net subscribers!

We are pleased to announce the release of the Resources tab, which is now located at the top of all of our Networks. Prior to the release, there was a Media tab that chronologically aggregated all of the contributions uploaded to a particular Network. While the Media tab clearly had some basic archival value, with the development of many diverse projects making use of this material on our Networks, editors asked for a better way to organize that content. The Resources tab is the fruit of those aims.

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