Hagley Library Grants/Fellowships awarded August 1, 2017

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The Center for the History of Business, Technology, and Society, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, Delaware is pleased to announce the recipients of grants and fellowships awarded in August, 2017.  Please note that the next deadline for applications for the exploratory and Henry Belin du Pont Fellowship is October 31th.  The H. B. du Pont Dissertation Fellowship deadline is November 15th.  Further information and applications available at http://www.hagley.org/research/grants-fellowships .


Carol Ressler Lockman

Manager, Hagley Center

PO Box 3630

Wilmington DE  19807

Email:  clockman@hagley.org

302-658-2400, x243


Exploratory Grants


Oren Bracha


University of Texas School of Law

Development of Brands and Trademarks



Karin Bugow

Ph. D. Candidate

Jacobs University Bremen

The Role of Multinational Corporations in the Green Revolution (1960s and 1970s)



Alexi Garrett

Ph.D. Candidate

University of Virginia

The Female Roots of America's Economic Power:  Femme Sole Businesswomen of the Early Republic, 1774-1828



Marika Plater

Ph.D. Candidate

Rutgers University

Escaping New York:   Working-Class Landscapes of Leisure in and around Manhattan, 1830-1920



Emily Twarog

Assistant Professor

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

A Golden Apple Filled with Acid:  Class and the Equal Rights Amendment in the 1940s




Henry Belin du Pont Fellowships


Isabelle Held

Ph.D. Candidate

Royal College of Art/Victoria & Albert Museum

The Bombshell Assembly Line:   Military-Industrial Materials Research and the Syntheticisation of Women's Bodies in the USA, 1939-Present



Andrew Lea

Ph.D. Candidate

Oxford University

Computerizing Diagnosis:  Minds, Medicine, and the Machines in Twentieth-Century America



Hereward Longley

Ph.D. Candidate

University of Alberta

Synthetic Oil. Energy Networks, and the Political Economy of Environmental Change in the Athabasca Oil Sands Region, 1958-2015




Hagley Exploratory Research Grants

These grants support one-week visits by scholars who believe that their project will benefit from Hagley research collections, but need the opportunity to explore them on-site to determine if a Henry Belin du Pont Fellowship application is warranted. Priority will be given to junior scholars with innovative projects that seek to expand on existing scholarship. Applicants should reside more than 50 miles from Hagley, and the stipend is $400. Application deadlines: March 31, June 30 and October 31



Henry Belin du Pont Fellowships

These research grants enable scholars to pursue advanced research and study in the collections of the Hagley Library. They are awarded for the length of time needed to make use of Hagley collections for a specific project. The stipends are for a maximum of eight weeks and are pro-rated at $400/week for recipients who reside further than 50 miles from Hagley, and $200/week for those within 50 miles. Application deadlines: March 31, June 30 and October 31


Henry Belin du Pont Dissertation Fellowships

This fellowship is designed for graduate students who have completed all course work for the doctoral degree and are conducting research on their dissertation. Applications should demonstrate superior intellectual quality, present a persuasive methodology for the project, and show that there are significant research materials at Hagley pertinent to the dissertation. This is a residential fellowship with a term of four months. The fellowship provides $6,500, free housing on Hagley's grounds, and an office. Application deadline: November 15