Professor of History Violet Barbour was among 15 recipients of the first fellowships granted by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.  The only woman fellow, Professor Barbour received the $2,500 grant for “the study of Anglo-Dutch relations during the period of the Protectorate and Restoration.”  Also on the list was the young Aaron Copland, “composer of music—New York City—for creative work in musical composition.”     The New York Times