The William L. Clements Library at the University of Michigan is accepting applications for 2021 research fellowships. Specializing in pre-1900 American history, the Clements Library's primary resources (books, manuscripts, prints, maps, photographs, and much more) support diverse research topics. Particular strengths include: military history, gender and ethnicity, religion, the American Revolution, Native American history, slavery and antislavery, Atlantic history, the Caribbean, cartography, the Civil War, reform movements, travel and exploration, among others.
For a general overview of our sources relating to African American History, please feel free to explore our subject guide.
The Clements offers long term (three months), short term (one month), and week-long fellowships, as well as a digital fellowship with no residency requirement to support the digitization of one of our collections. Applications are due by March 1, 2021, for research to be undertaken between August 30th, 2021, and September 1st, 2022.