Author Archives: Holly Gruntner

A Unicorn in the Archives

There are some archival gems you can't pass up. During my fellowship residency at the American Antiquarian Society in May 2021, AAS staff were helping me comb through the Jacob Porter Papers, when we all noticed it in the catalog record: β€œAn Attempt to Prove the Existence of the Unicorn.”[1] β€œI want to believe,” someone ...