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 July 23, 2018..  Please note that the next deadline for applications for the exploratory and Henry Belin du Pont Fellowship is October 31st.  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

302-658-2400, x243


Exploratory Grants


Hollow, Mathew


York University

Organizational Memory


Malin, Brenton J.

Associate Professor

University of Pittsburgh

Ordinary and Necessary:   A History of the American Tax Deduction for Advertising


Pietruska, Jamie

Assistant Professor

Rutgers University

Detective Paperwork in  the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth-Century United States


Sheehan, Melanie

Master's Thesis

UNC-Chapel Hill

In Search of Enlightened Growth:   The Impact of US Business Organizations, Labor Unions, and Foreign Policymakers on International Labor Standards, 1949-1961


H. B. du Pont Fellowship


Arnold, Kashia

Ph.D. Candidate

University of California, Santa Barbara

Trans-Pacific Values:  The United States and the Regional Economy of the Pacific, 1900-1957

2 weeks


Badger, Elizabeth

Ph.D. Candidate

University of Minnesota

Labor, Cosumption, and Gender in Video Game Culture, 1970-1994

8 weeks


Fujimira, Keiji

Ph.D. Candidate

Osaka University

Regulation as Competitive Advantage:  A Case Study on Regulatory Differences Contributing to International Competitive Advantage of Japanese Autoworkers in the US Auto Market

2 weeks


Singerton, Jonathan

Ph. D. Candidate

University of Edinburgh

Beginning Her World Anew:  Maria von Born (1766-1839)

4-6 weeks


Straub, Alexandra

Ph.D. Candidate

Temple University

Making Pure Water:  A History of Water Conditioning from Potash to Calgon

2 weeks



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