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Thavolia Glymph Appointed to Gettysburg Foundation Board

Historians in the News
tags: Civil War, National Parks, public history



At its May meeting, the Gettysburg Foundation Board of Directors welcomed five new Directors, honored three Directors with emeritus status and approved the appointment of its new board chair.

Joining the Foundation’s Board of Directors for a three-year term are Cynthia Hill; Thavolia Glymph, Ph.D.; Hal Kushner, M.D.; Richard Morin and Charles ‘Cliff’ Bream.

“We are delighted to add five new directors to the Board of the Gettysburg Foundation, each with a unique set of experiences that strengthen our diversity and governance,” said Eric B. Schultz, outgoing chair.

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Thavolia Glymph, Ph.D., professor of history and law at Duke University, specializes in nineteenth-century social history in the U.S. South. Glymph is the author of Out of the House of Bondage: The Transformation of the Plantation Household and The Women’s Fight: The Civil War’s Battles for Home, Freedom, and Nation. She is an Organization of American Historians Distinguished Lecturer, an elected member of the Society of American Historians and the American Antiquarian Society, and currently serves as the 86th President of the Southern Historical Association.

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