Massachusetts Historical Society Short term fellowships

Application deadline 1 March 2018

There are many links between Barings and Boston and Baring Archive researchers may be interested in the following fellowships provided by the Massachusetts Historical Society.

Massachusetts Historical Society Short-term Fellowships carry a stipend of $2,000 to support four or more weeks of research in the MHS collections sometime between July 1, 2018, and June 30, 2019. More than twenty awards will be made. Short-term fellowships are open to independent scholars, advanced graduate students, and holders of a PhD or the equivalent.


Manuscripts form the heart of the collections at the MHS. The Society houses more than 12 million pieces in 3,600 separate collections of personal papers and institutional records. The Society’s collections also include several hundred thousand books, more than 10,000 broadsides, 30,000 18th- and 19th-century pamphlets, 2,500 maps, 120,000 photographs, and 660 works of art. Go online at www.masshist.org to view our collection guides and search our online catalog.


Learn more and apply online at https://www.masshist.org/research/fellowships/short-term. Questions? Email fellowships@masshist.org.

Posted on Friday, 23rd February 2018

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