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Grant: Hagley Library Oral History Project Grant (Deadline 01 June)

The Oral History Office of the Hagley Library invites applications for oral history project support. These grants of up to $5,000 are awarded twice annually. Project grant funds may be used to reimburse costs associated with travel to interviewees. Funds may also be for equipment purchases but not stipends.

Event: CHORD on-line seminar (22 May)

I'm very pleased to remind you that the next CHORD on-line seminar on the history of retailing and distribution will take place in the afternoon (UK time) of Monday 22 May.

The programme is:

14.00 Seminar starts

14.10 – 14.40 Emily Westkaemper, James Madison University, US, From Consumer to Career Woman: Promoting Professionalism in U.S. Department Stores, 1950s–1980s

Fellowship: 2023-2024 John E. Rovensky Fellowship Fellowship (Deadline 15 July)

John E. Rovensky Fellowship(2023-2024)

The University of Illinois Foundation announces the 2023-2024 John Rovensky Fellowship.  A $10,500 fellowship will be awarded for a doctoral student writing a dissertation in U.S. business or economic history.  The fellowship is available largely through the generosity of the late John E. Rovensky and is administered by the University of Illinois Foundation.  Awardees may use the fellowship concurrently with other funding sources, including grants or teaching assignments.