February 08, 2008
The Library Company of Philadelphia Program in Early American Economy and Society (PEAES) Fellowships are designed to promote scholarship in early American economy and society, broadly defined, from its colonial beginnings to roughly the 1850s. One dissertation-level fellowship is available, carries a stipend of $20,000, and is tenable for nine consecutive months of residency from September 1, 2008 to May 31, 2009. Some of the possible topics of research include the history of commerce, finance, technology, manufacturing, agriculture, internal improvements, and political economy. Deadline for applications is March 1, 2008. See the Library Company of Philadelphia’s fellowship page for more information on how to apply. Also, check out the AHA’s Archives Wiki for additional information about the Library Company’s collections.