We would like to thank the following for their contributions to “On the Burning of His Majesty’s Schooner Gaspee in 1772″ chapter of the EnCompass Project.

  • Providence College partners Mark Caprio, Elizabeth Tietjen, and Rebecca Maxfield of the Phillips Memorial Library Digital Projects
  • RIHS staff members Phoebe Bean, Geralyn Ducady, Jen Galpern, Owen Gibbs, Samantha Hunter-Gibbs, J.D. Kay, Dana-Signe Munroe, and Rebecca Valentine.
  • Main essay by Steven Park, Ph.D., Director of Academic and Scholarly Technology at Wheaton College (IL)
  • Research and writing for object essays by Sean Gray and Jackson Piantedosi
  • Project oversight and editing by Richard Ring, Deputy Executive Director of Collections and Interpretation, Rhode Island Historical Society; Geralyn Ducady, Director of the Newell D. Goff Center for Education and Public Programs, Rhode Island Historical Society; and Samantha Hunter-Gibbs, Education Outreach Manager, Rhode Island Historical Society
  • A special thank you to those who took the time to review the essays, give feedback, and make suggested edits and improvements.

The Gaspee Affair cover image credit: “The Burning of the Gaspee, 1772” by Charles DeWolf Brownell, RI 1892. Rhode Island Historical Society collections, Rhix510

Rhode Island Council for the Humanities logoThis chapter was made possible through major funding from the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities (RICH), an independent state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this project do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.





Module Publication Year: 2021