Malamy Fellowship offered at the Peabody Essex Museum

Jennifer Hornsby's picture
October 31, 2019
Massachusetts, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Maritime History / Studies, Native American History / Studies, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Asian History / Studies

The Phillips Library is pleased to announce the availability of the 2020  Frances E. Malamy Research Fellowship of the Peabody Essex Museum.  All application materials, including references, must be received by 11:59pm on October 31, 2019. All materials may be submitted electronically to or via post to the Library Fellowship Committee at 306 Newburyport Turnpike, Rowley, MA 01969. Please ensure your application includes specific references to Phillips Library collection material, as found through our online catalog. To apply, fill out the online Fellowship Application Form.

About the Fellowship

One recipient will be awarded the Frances E. Malamy Fellowship to perform independent scholarly research at the library within a three-month time-frame between January 2, 2020 and December 31, 2020. Research must include use of archival materials held at the Phillips Library, and/or archiving activities under the direction of the Phillips Library staff.  Research for this fellowships will be carried out at 306 Newburyport Turnpike, Rowley, MA 01969.

The Phillips Library requests the Malamy Fellow to submit a summary of their research for the benefit of museum staff and the public.  The format of this summary is negotiable.  Past recipients have given presentations on their research or contributed to the museum’s blog.  PEM reserves the right to publicize the resulting product in order to promote research within the collection.  Recipients are also requested to submit copies of any publication that results from their research to PEM.

The recipient will receive a $5,500 award, payable in two equal installments, at the middle and conclusion of their residency. This fellowship does not include housing.

Contact Info: 

Jennifer Hornsby

Reference & Access Services Librarian

Phillips Library at the Peabody Essex Museum

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