Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library is pleased to announce its Research Fellowship Program for 2013–14. 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 90,000 artifacts and works of art made or used in the colonies or young U.S. republic to 1860. Fellowship applications are due January 15, 2013. For more details and to apply, visit winterthur.org/fellowship or e-mail Rosemary Krill at email@example.com