Fellowship Announcement

 

January 5, 2012

 

Increasing African American Diversity in Archives:

The HistoryMakers Fellowship, Mentoring, Training and Placement Institute

 

The HistoryMakers is proud to announce the 2nd Increasing African American Diversity in Archives: The HistoryMakers Fellowship, Mentoring, Training and Placement Institute, a year -long fellowship (Monday, June 4, 2012 through Saturday June 1, 2013) working in African American archives. This program is made possible by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) in the amount of $800,000. The purpose of this fellowship program is to provide training for African American archivists and other archivists interested in working with African American archival collections. The year will include 3-month immersion training program at The HistoryMakers Chicago location (Monday, June 4, 2012 - Friday, August 24, 2012) and an on-site residency (Tuesday, September 4, 2012 - Saturday, June 1, 2013). Applicants must identify their top 3 choices from the following list of host institutions:

 

  Amistad Research Center at Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

[http://www.amistadresearchcenter.org/]

  Avery Research Center at the College of Charleston, Charleston, SC

[http://avery.cofc.edu/]

  Carter G. Woodson Regional Library, Chicago, IL

[http://www.chipublib.org/branch/details/library/woodson-regional]

  Franklin Library at Fisk University, Nashville, TN

[http://www.fisk.edu/Academics/Library/SpecialCollections.aspx]

  The HistoryMakers, Chicago, IL

[http://www.thehistorymakers.com/]

  Maryland State Archives, Annapolis, MD

[http://www.msa.md.gov/]

  Mayme A. Clayton Library and Museum, Culver City, CA

[http://www.claytonmuseum.org/]

 

Please see the Fellowship Listing (R:\Foundation Grants\IMLS Grant\IMLS Laura Bush 21st Century\2011-2012 ('12-'13 Fellows)\Outreach\Flier\HistoryMakers Fellowship Listing (2013).pdf) or contact Jessica Levy at (312) 674-1900 or [log in to unmask] for more information.

 

The HistoryMakers will be accepting applications for the 2012-2013 fellowship program until Tuesday, February 14, 2012. A complete application packet should be sent to: 

 

Jessica Levy

2012-2013 Archive Fellowship Program

The HistoryMakers

1900 S. Michigan Avenue

Chicago, IL 60616

 

 

Jessica Levy

The HistoryMakers

1900 S. Michigan Avenue

Chicago, IL 60616

(312) 674-1900

(312) 674-1915 fax

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www.thehistorymakers.com