Margaret Henry Dabney Penick Resident Scholar Program

Smithsonian Libraries

Job Type: Fellowship

Application Deadline: January 15, 2015

The Smithsonian Libraries, situated at the center of the world’s largest museum complex, is a vital part of the research, exhibition, and educational enterprise of the Institution. The Libraries offers exceptional research resources ranging from 13th-century manuscripts to electronic journals.

The Margaret Henry Dabney Penick Resident Scholar Program is for$45,000 for nine consecutive months to support scholarly research into the legacy of Patrick Henry and his political circle, the early political history of Virginia, the history of the American Revolution, founding era ideas and policy-making, as well as science, technology, and culture in colonial America and the Early National Period. Available to post-doctoral scholars only. Senior scholars are particularly encouraged to apply.

The deadline for all programs is January 15, 2015 (please note new deadline), for appointments between September 1, 2015 and August 31,2016. Fellowship recipients are expected to be in residence during their appointments. For further information about the Smithsonian Libraries’ Resident Scholar Programs listed above, please visit our web site:

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Posted: October 24, 2014