Helena Iles Papaioannnou
The Papers of Abraham Lincoln
M.L.S., University of Maryland, 2010
M.A., History, University of Maryland, 2010
B.A., History, Lancaster University, 2002 (1st class)
Research Associate, The Papers of Abraham Lincoln, 2012-
Research Assistant, The Papers of Abraham Lincoln, 2009, 2010-12
Archival Intern, General Federation of Women’s Clubs, Washington, D.C., 2010
Museum Intern, Division of Work and Industry, Smithsonian National Museum of American History, Washington, D.C., 2010
Archival Intern, then Volunteer, Archives Center, Smithsonian National Museum of American History, Washington, D.C., 2009
Teaching Assistant, Department of History, University of Maryland, 2004-08, 2009
Graduate Assistant, Freedmen and Southern Society Project, University of Maryland, 2008
Archival Volunteer, Bodleian Library, University of Oxford, England, 2008
Institute for the Editing of Historical Documents, sponsored by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, August 2012.
"Dr. Charles A. Leale's Report on the Assassination of Abraham Lincoln" (co-author with Daniel W. Stowell), Journal of the Abraham Lincoln Association 34 (Winter 2013): 40-53.
"Actually, Yes, It *Is* a Discovery If You Find Something in an Archive That No One Knew Was There," The Atlantic, June 12, 2012, http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2012/06/actually-yes-it-is-a-discovery-if-you-find-something-in-an-archive-that-no-one-knew-was-there/258812/ (accessed January 17, 2013).
"Charles A. Leale," question and answer session at performance of An American Story, January 2013
"Charles A. Leale, Report on the Assassination of President Lincoln," document story presented at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, July 2012
"Modernity and Marriage: Tableaux Vivants and Fantasies of America, 1860-1930," paper presented at the Southern Association of Women Historians, Seventh Conference on Women's History, June 2006.
“Patriotism, Grief, and Domesticity: Representations of the Civil War in Tableaux Vivants,” paper presented at the Northeast Popular Culture Association, 28th Annual Conference, October 2005.
Nominee for the Heilprin Award for outstanding discourse on a topic in library or information science, College of Information Studies, University of Maryland, 2010
Prospectus Development Grant, Department of History, University of Maryland, 2006
Graduate Student Paper Prize, Northeast Popular Culture Association, 2006
Graduate Fellowship, Department of History, University of Maryland, 2003-04
Pendle College Award for Academic Excellence, Lancaster University, 2002
Best First-Year Politics Student Prize, Lancaster University, 2000