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Antoinette G. van Zelm <email@example.com>
TN Civil War Nat. Heritage Area Center for Historic Preservation
Southern women's history
African American history
Civil War and Reconstruction
|Address:||TN Civil War Nat. Heritage Area Center for Historic Preservation
Middle Tennessee State University
Murfreesboro, Tennessee 37132
|Primary Phone:||(615) 217-8013|
|Fax Number:||(615) 898-5614|
|H-Net Positions:||Reviews Planning Committee
|List Affiliations:||Advisory Board Member for H-Review
Emeritus Review Editor for H-SAWH
Reviewer for H-CivWar
|Reviews:||On Her High Horse Or the Power Behind the Throne? The Airs and Influence of a Southern Woman
A Tale of Dependence before and after the Civil War
|Interests:||African American History / Studies
Women, Gender, and Sexuality
B.A., 1988, Middlebury College
M.A., 1992, College of William and Mary
Ph.D., 1998, College of William and Mary
Dissertation: "On the Front Lines of Freedom: Black and White Women Shape Emancipation in Virginia, 1861-1890."
“Contrabands” and “Shiloh” in _Women in the Civil War: An Encyclopedia_ (Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, Inc., 2007).
“American Missionary Association” and “Freedom Celebrations” in _The Encyclopedia of Emancipation and Abolition in the Trans-Atlantic World_ (Armonk, N.Y.: M.E. Sharpe, Inc., 2007).
“Southern Claims Commission” and “John Townsend Trowbridge” in _The Greenwood Encyclopedia of the Reconstruction Era_ (Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group, Inc., 2006).
"A Hunger for Theatricals: Two Hundred Years of the Stage in Tennessee," in Carroll Van West, ed., _A History of Tennessee Arts: Creating Traditions, Expanding Horizons_ (Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2004), 335-354.
"Virginia Women as Public Citizens: Emancipation Day Celebrations and Lost Cause Commemorations, 1863-1890," in Jane Coryell et al., eds., _Negotiating Boundaries of Southern Womanhood: Dealing with the Powers That Be_, Southern Women Series (Columbia: Univ. of Missouri Press, 2000), 71-88.
A "Soldier of the Cross" in Norfolk, 1865-1876: Chloe Tyler Whittle and Evangelical Womanhood," _Virginia Cavalcade_ (Summer 2000).
Project Manager, Center for Historic Preservation, Middle Tennessee State University, 2013-Present
Historian for the TN Civil War National Heritage Area, which is administered by the Center for Historic Preservation at Middle Tennessee State University, 2002-2013.
Editorial Research Associate for _Dictionary of Virginia Biography_ at the Library of Virginia, Richmond, 1997-1998.