Student News: Doctoral Candidate Eva McGraw Awarded One-Month Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellowship

This August, Eva will begin a one-month fellowship at the The Library Company of Philadelphia and the Historical Society of Pennsylvania to pursue research related to her dissertation on the Civil War marine painter Xanthus Smith. Eva will consult the LCP/HSP’s rich collections, which contain original documents related to the Smith family and period sources that illuminate Civil War era Philadelphia.

[image: Xanthus Smith, Final Assault upon Fort Fisher, North Carolina, 1872-73, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts]