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Research at the Boston Athenaeum

Posted in fellowships, graduate students by Editor on March 25, 2011

Short-Term Fellowships at the Boston Athenæum
Applications due by 15 April 2011

The Boston Athenæum, offers short-term fellowships to support the use of Athenæum collections for research, publication, curriculum and program development, or other creative projects. Each fellowship pays a stipend for a residency of twenty business days and includes a year’s membership to the Boston Athenæum. Scholars, graduate students, independent scholars, teaching faculty, and professionals in the humanities as well as teachers and librarians in secondary public, private, and parochial schools are eligible.

The Boston Athenæum, a membership library, first opened its doors in 1807, and its rich history as a library and cultural institution has been well documented in the annals of Boston’s cultural life. Today, it remains a vibrant and active institution that serves a wide variety of members and scholars. Members take advantage of its large and distinguished circulating collection, a newspaper and magazine reading room, the exquisite fifth floor reading room, quiet spaces and rooms for reading and researching, a children’s library, and wireless internet access throughout its building. The Special Collections resources are world-renowned, and include maps, manuscripts, rare books, and archival materials.

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