Library of Congress Kislak Short-Term Fellowship for the Study of History and Culture in the Early Americas

The Library of Congress offers short-term fellowships for independent scholars, undergraduate and graduate students, and college and university faculty to conduct research based on items from the Kislak Collection. The Kislak Collection spans three millennia and includes masterworks of the pre-Columbian cultures of Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean and rare books, manuscripts, documents, maps, and artwork from the earliest records of European contact through the period of exploration and settlement the Americas. Complementing the books and manuscripts is an extensive research library of secondary sources. Fellows receive $4,200 per month for up to four months of research. Applications are due March 1, 2013. For more information, see the link below:

http://www.loc.gov/loc/kluge/fellowships/kislakshort.html

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