Hagley Library/Grants and Fellowships Awarded

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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 May, 2018..  Please note that the next deadline for applications for the exploratory and Henry Belin du Pont Fellowship is June 30th.  The H. B. du Pont Dissertation Fellowship deadline is November 15th.  Here is the link on Hagley Museum and Library’s website…. https://www.hagley.org/research/grants-fellowships.


Carol Ressler Lockman

Manager, Hagley Center

PO Box 3630

Wilmington DE  19807

Email:  clockman@hagley.org

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Exploratory Grants


Arnold, Kashia Amber

Ph.D. Candidate

University of California, Santa Barbara

Trans-Pacific Values:   The United States and the Regional Economy of the Pacific, 1900-1937


Castillo, Thomas

Assistant Professor

Coastal Carolina University

The Right to Work:  Class Struggle in Magic City Miami, 1914-1946


Cumming, Daniel

Ph.D. Candidate

New York University

History of Health Inequality in Twentieth-Century Baltimore


El Fadil, Yassin Abou


University of Göttingen

The Comparison of Inheritance Practices in Family Business - Germany and the United States in the Second Half of the 20th Century


Haddad, Ryan Issa

Ph.D. Candidate

University of Maryland

America's Commercial Cold War:   Trade, National Security, and the Western Alliance


Jackson, John


College of William and Mary

The Great Businesses and the Clever Bigots:  Bridging the Respectable Right and the Anti-Semitic Right


McGee, Andrew Meade

Postdoc Fellow

Kluge Center, Library of Congress

Litigating the Computer:  How Federal Courts Engineered the Digital Age


Singerton, Jonathan

Ph.D. Candidate

University of Edinburgh

Beginning Her World Anew:  Maria van Born (1766-1830)


Tercha, Jason

Ph.D. Candidate

Binghamton University

Networking Rural American Landscapes:  Rural Perspectives on the Construction and Management of Internal Improvements in the Early American Republic


Turner, Roger

Research Fellow

Beckman Legacy Project

Meteoroloigcal Vision and Weather Blindness


Westmoreland, Mark William

Ph.D. Candidate

Villanova University

On the Genealogy of the Concept of Race





Henry Belin du Pont Fellowships


Bailey, Roger

Ph.D. Candidate

University of Maryland

A Crisis of Identity:  Sectionalism and the US Navy Officer Corps, 1815-1861


McPhee-Browne, Alex

Independent Scholar

Evangelists for Freedom:  Libertarian Populism and the Intellectual Origins of Modern American Conservatism


Williams, Brandon Kirk

Ph.D. Candidate

University of California, Berkeley

Globalizing Productivity, Embedding Inequality:  Exporting American Political Economy to Postcolonial India and Indonesia



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, mail and internet access, and an office. Application deadline: November 15