Winterthur Research Fellowship Program for 2012-13, Due January 15, 2012
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library is pleased to announce its Research
Fellowship Program for 2012-13. Winterthur offers an extensive program of
short- and long-term fellowships open to academic, independent, and museum
scholars, including advanced graduate students, to support research in
material culture, architecture, decorative arts, design, consumer culture,
garden and landscape studies, Shaker studies, travel and tourism, the
Atlantic World, childhood, literary culture, and many other areas of social
and cultural history.
Fellowships include 4-9 month NEH fellowships, 1-2 semester dissertation
fellowships, and 1-2 month short-term fellowships. Fellows have access to
library collections of more than 87,000 volumes and one-half million
manuscripts and images. Resources for the 17th to the early 20th centuries
include period trade catalogues, auction and exhibition catalogues, an
extensive reference photograph collection of decorative arts, printed
books, and ephemera, searchable online at winterthur.org. Fellows may also
conduct research in the museum’s collections, which include 85,000
artifacts and works of art made or used in the colonies or young U.S.
republic to 1860. Fellowship applications are due January 15, 2012. For
more details and to apply, visit winterthur.org/<
http://winterthur.org/research/fellowship.asp>fellowship or e-mail Rosemary
Krill at firstname.lastname@example.org.