Sharon Higby Awarded Research Fellowship

September 8, 2012

Sharon Higby, a PhD candidate, completed a three-month fellowship at the John Carter Brown Library this past summer at Brown University in Providence.  As the Alexander O. Vietor Memorial Fellow, she researched their rare books collections of sixteenth-century English navigational manuals, the heart of her dissertation.  She also published an annotated edition of G. K. Chesterton's Ballad of the White Horse (Seton Press, July 2012).