MIDDLEBURG, VA – The National Sporting Library & Museum is pleased to announce the 2015 recipients of the John H. Daniels Fellowship.
Since 2007, the NSLM has hosted the fellowship program in honor of the legacy of sportsman and book collector John H. Daniels (1921-2006). Past fellowship recipients include post-graduate students, authors, curators, museum professionals, professors, and scholars researching a variety of subjects related to field sports.
2015 recipients and their topics include the following:
- Collin McKinney, From Warrior to Gentleman: Masculinity and Sport in the Nineteenth Century
- Kathleen Crandell, A Historical Perspective on the Causes, Incidence, Management and Treatment of Laminitis in Horses
- Lucas Rubin, Trotting in Brooklyn, ca. 1800 to 1868
- Dorothy Ours, The Llangollen Sketchbook
- Peter McNeil, ‘Taking the Dust’: Macaroni Men and English Equine Fashions c 1760-1790
- Louise Curth, The Pocket Farrier: Veterinary Texts in Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Century America
- Maryanna Skowronski, View: A Pictorial History of the Elkridge-Harford Hunt
- Matthew ‘Duke’ Biscotti, A Bibliography of Foxhunting
The diversity of fellows’ projects reflects the wide variety of material within the NSLM collections. Topics in the collections include history, art, literature, anthropology, and sport, with research projects ranging from the architecture of stables, history of horsemanship, equestrian fashion, and poetry, to falconry, veterinary science, environmental conservation and fly fishing. The next deadline for applications will be June 2015. Interested applicants may visit www.nsl.org/fellowship or contact Erin Livengood at firstname.lastname@example.org or 540-687-6542 ext 25 for more information.