Sarah McNair Vosmeier
- Professor of History
- Hanover College
- Hanover, IN 47243-0890
- (812) 866-7210
- B.A. Earlham College, 1985
- M.A. Brown University 1986
- Ph.D. Indiana University, Bloomington 2003
- Sarah Vosmeier came to Hanover in 1999-2000. She teaches Autobiography: History (GW 143/144),
The Family and the Modern West (HIS 165), Twentieth-Century America and Your Family (HIS 227),
American Women's History (HIS 229), and American Cultural History: The Middle Class (HIS 234).
- Dr. Vosmeier's research interests include family history, the history of the middle class, and material culture history
Her essay "Picturing Love and Friendship: Photograph Albums and Networks
of Affection in the 1860s" appears in Layered Memory: The Scrapbook in American Culture,
from Temple University Press.
- Her Steamboat Adventure:
Down the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers with Nicholas and Lydia Roosevelt,
1811-1812 is a collection of primary sources concerning the Roosevelts' trip, the New Madrid Earthquakes
and Great Comet of 1811 that they witnessed, and the transportation revolution and relations with the Native
Americans that formed the backdrop to the story. The site includes a day-by-day
chronology of the adventure.
- Those interested in life on the Hanover College campus, research snippets, and museum news can follow her on twitter: @smv1827.
Last Updated: April 25, 2014
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