American Philosophical Society Library Resident Research Fellowships

Type: Grant

Name: Library Resident Research Fellowships

Location: Philadelphia

Application Deadline: March 01, 2019

Sponsoring Institution: American Philosophical Society


The American Philosophical Society invites applications for short-term residential fellowships to conduct research in the American Philosophical Society’s library in the history of American science and technology and early American history and culture.

The Library houses over 11 million manuscript items, 350,000 volumes of printed materials, thousands of maps and prints, and more than a thousand hours of audio recordings of Native American languages. Collections are renowned for their depth and interdisciplinary strengths in diverse fields, including Early American History and Culture to 1840; Atlantic History; Intellectual History; Travel, Exploration and Expeditions; History of Science, Technology and Medicine; History of Biochemistry, Physiology and Biophysics including 20th-Century Medical Research; History of Eugenics and Genetics; History of Physics, especially Quantum Physics; History of Natural History in the 18th and 19th Centuries; Anthropology, particularly Native American History, Culture and Languages; and Caribbean and Slavery Studies. The Library does not hold materials on philosophy in the modern sense.

Fellowships may be taken beginning any day not earlier than June 1, 2018 and must be completed by May 31, 2019. Fellows are required to be in residence at the Library for four to twelve consecutive weeks, depending upon the length of the award.

Award: $3,000 per month for one to three months

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Posted: September 13, 2018