Project Overview

"Henry Highland Garnet In Central New York"

Faculty Sponsor

Graham Hodges (




Students will assist Prof. Hodges in investigating local newspapers and archives about the activities and records of Henry Highland Garnet, a noted Black abolitionist, minister and writer in nineteenth-century America and specifcially central New York. While much of the research can be done locally, there will be some travel involved within a 50 mile radius. The ultimate goal is a compact biography of Garnet. Students will work directly with Prof. Hodges

Student Qualifications

some knowledge of American history, diliigence and a driver's license. 

Number of Student Researchers

1-2 student

Project Length

8-10 weeks

Applications open on 10/03/2023 and close on 02/28/2024

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