Mary E. Lyons Receives R&LHS Fellowship
To encourage the study of railroad history, R&LHS has awarded its 2016 William-D. Middleton/John H. White, Jr., research fellowship to Mary E. Lyons, a freelance writer and lecturer from Charlottesville, Virginia. Her project is transcribing and annotating Claudius Crozet's correspondence about the Virginia Blue Ridge Railroad, with the aim of publication.
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