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Christian Goodwillie
Goodwillie Publishes Article, Book Set on Shakers

“Mummy Jum: The Shaker-Pilgrim Encounter of 1817-1818,” an article by Director and Curator of Special Collections and Archives Christian Goodwillie was published in Communal Societies. He also co-edited a three-volume set that is part of a series on communal societies.  More ...

The American Communal Societies class at the Oneida Mansion House.
American Communal Societies Class Joins History With Hamilton's Special Collections

For many people, the words “history class” conjure up images of dusty books, and it’s true that American Communal Religious Societies, co-taught by Professor of History Doug Ambrose and Director of Special Collections Christian Goodwillie, does have most of its weekly class meetings in Burke Library. Most, but not all.  More ...

Goodwillie Co-Authors Book on Western Shakers

Christian Goodwillie, director and curator of Special Collections and archives, co-authored a book on Shaker hymns titled Richard McNemar, Music, and the Western Shaker Communities: “Branches of One Living Tree.” The book presents a study of the Shakers’ movement west during the early 19th century.  More ...

Goodwillie talking to students at Hancock Shaker Village
Religious Communal Societies Class Visits Shaker Sites

A group of students traveled to Hancock Shaker Village in Hancock, Mass., and to Mount Lebanon, N.Y., on Sept. 29 as members of the Religious Communal Societies in America, 1620-1950, course.  More ...

Christian Goodwillie
Goodwillie Publishes Writings by Shaker Apostates and Anti-Shakers

Christian Goodwillie, director and curator of Special Collections and Archives in Burke Library, recently published Writings of Shaker Apostates and Anti-Shakers, 1782–1850. The three-volume set was issued by Pickering and Chatto. It contains 38 separate texts.  More ...

Ilyon Woo's <em>The Great Divorce</em>.
Author Ilyon Woo Discusses Her Book The Great Divorce

The story of Eunice Chapman is not an especially famous one. In fact, many have never even heard of her struggle against 19th century society in search of her kidnapped children. Ilyon Woo’s book, The Great Divorce: A Nineteenth-Century Mother's Extraordinary Fight against Her Husband, the Shakers, and Her Times, chronicles this dramatic story with an unbiased perspective and a flair for storytelling. In a recent lecture at Hamilton, Woo discussed her research, the process of writing a book, and the incredible account of Eunice Chapman.


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