Projects Recently Funded by the Peyser Endowment

Projects Recently Funded by the Peyser Endowment

Projects Recently Funded by the Peyser Endowment for the Study of New France

  • Professor Michael Nassaney, Anthropology, Western Michigan University
    Support to Carbon-14 date a sample of carbonized corn cobs from a feature cluster at the Lyne site (20BE10) related to Fort St. Joseph.
  • Support the Fort Inc., a private not-for-profit reenactors' organization
    Support to offer a series of "Education Days" related to Fort St. Joseph to elementary schools in the Niles, Michigan, area.
  • Adam Stueck, doctoral student, History, Marquette University
    Support to consult the French Michilimackinac Research Project Collection for a dissertation titled "A Place Under Heaven: Amerindian Torture in Seventeenth Century New France."
  • Professor Sophie White, American Studies, University of Notre Dame
    Support to consult the French Michilimackinac Research Project Collection for a book project, Trading Looks: Dress, Culture and Racialization in French Louisiana and the Mississippi Valley, 1673-1769.
  • Professor Mary Ann Levine, Anthropology, Franklin and Marshall College
    Support to consult the French Michilimackinac Research Project Collection for an archaeological investigation and book project on frontier diplomat Madame Montour.
 

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