Submission deadline is February 27, 2012
The Student Stowe Prize will recognize outstanding writing by United States high school and college
students that motivates positive action for social justice. The Prize will recognize writing that is
making a tangible impact on a social justice issue critical to contemporary society. Issues may
include, but are not limited to: race, class [...]
The Harriet Beecher Stowe Center will inaugurate the Stowe Prize in 2011, a landmark initiative for the Bicentennial celebration of Harriet Beecher Stowe’s birth.
The Stowe Prize will be a $10,000 biennial award to an individual from the United States whose written work embodies the tradition and impact of Stowe’s most famous work, Uncle Tom’s Cabin, [...]
The Harriet Beecher Stowe Center has received news from the offices of Congressman John B. Parson and Senators Christopher J. Dodd and Joseph I. Lieberman that it will receive funding in a bill approved by both houses under the Interior Appropriations Act to support the Center’s preservation initiative.
A year ago the Stowe Center embarked on a renovation project of the library and archives vault, an underground storage facility built in 1973 that houses the Center’s extensive manuscript, print, photograph, broadside, poster and media collections. Funded by the National Endowment for Humanities and the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, the goal of this [...]
In 2007, the Stowe Center opened an extensive new resource to researchers: the Kirkham Collection of annotated Harriet Beecher Stowe letters. Generously donated by E. Bruce Kirkham, the Collection consists of copies of Stowe letters (1822-1886) gathered over many years from various collections, notebooks of Dr. Kirkham’s research, correspondence, clippings, microfilm, an electronic database of [...]
In 2011 the Stowe Society will join with the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center in celebrating Harriet Beecher Stowe’s two hundredth birthday. The year will mark the first time the Stowe Society and the Stowe Center have collaborated on programming. The year’s highlights will include a birthday celebration on 14 June 2011 at the Stowe Center [...]