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New England Regional Consortium Fellowships at Harvard Library

A collaboration of 25 major cultural agencies which offers approximately 20 research grants in a broad array of fields each year.


Harvard University participates in the New England Regional Consortium Fellowship, a collaboration of 25 major cultural agencies, which offers approximately 20 research grants in a broad array of fields each year. Participating repositories at Harvard are Houghton Library, Baker Library, the Law School Library and Harvard University Archives.

Each grant provides a stipend of $5,000 for a minimum of eight weeks of research at participating institutions.

Awards are open to U.S. citizens and foreign nationals who hold the necessary U.S. government documents.

Grants are designed to encourage projects that draw on the resources of several agencies.

For further details and to apply, visit the NERFC's website.

2018-2019 NERFC-Houghton Library Fellows

Dr. Christina Casey, Independent Scholar
“Lady Governors of the British Empire”
Susan Eberhard, PhD Candidate, University of California, Berkeley
“American Silver, Chinese Silverwares, and the Global Circulation of Value”
Camille Owens, PhD Candidate, Yale University
“Blackness and the Human Child: Race, Prodigy, and the Logic of American Childhood”
C. Ian Stevenson, PhD Candidate, Boston University
“‘Army Tales Told While the Pot Boiled’: The Civil War Vacation in Architecture and Landscape, 1880-1910”
Thomas Whittaker, PhD Candidate, Harvard University
“The Missionary Republic: The Rise of Evangelical Missions in the United States, 1789-1819”