The American Philosophical Society Library in Philadelphia offers competitive short-term resident research fellowships for study in its collections. Fellowships are awarded to holders of PhD and equivalent, to doctoral candidates who have passed their preliminary examinations, and to degreed independent scholars.
The Library's manuscrpts collections are renowned for their depth and interdisciplinary strengths in diverse fields, including Early American History and Culture to 1840; Atlantic History; Anthropology, particularly Native American History, Culture and Languages; Travel, Exploration and Expeditions; 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; Caribbean and Slavery Studies. The Library does not hold materials on philosophy in the modern sense.
A stipend of $2500 per month for 1-3 months is provided. Fellowships must be taken between 1 June 2013 and completed by 31 May 2014. Library collection information, finding aids, and guides may be seen online at www.amphilsoc.org/library.
American Philosophical Society Library
105 South 5th St.
Philadelphia PA 19106
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