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- George Washington's Mount Vernon; Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington; George Mason University
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- Women, sociability, gentility, gender, America, eighteenth century, Early Republic, American Revolution, George Washington, Martha Washington, Philadelphia
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- About Me
Hello! My name is Samantha Snyder. I am the Research Librarian and Manager of the Library Research Fellowship Program at George Washington’s Mount Vernon and an historian of early American women.
- Recent Publications
“You are Welcome to Eat at her Table: Elizabeth Willing Powel’s World of Philadelphia,” in, Women in the World of Washington, University of Virginia Press, edited by Dr. Charlene Boyer Lewis and Dr. George Boudreau. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, July 2022.
“The Influencer,” in George Washington’s Mount Vernon Magazine, Winter 2020.
“A Philadelphia Story: The 1793 Yellow Fever Epidemic and its Aftermath,” in George Washington’s Mount Vernon Magazine, Fall 2020.
“New Discoveries on the Powel Children, parts I-III,” blog posts for Philadelphia Society for the Preservation of Landmarks, Spring 2019.
“Elizabeth Willing Powel”, Mount Vernon Digital Encyclopedia, Fall 2018
“Warriors Saints and Scoundrels: Brief Portraits of Real People Who Shaped Wisconsin,” with Michael Edmonds, Madison, WI: Wisconsin Historical Society Press, April 2017.
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- United States of America
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- American Revolution, American Founding Era, Gender, Libraries & Archives, Local & Regional, Material Culture, Women