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Bibliographical Society Of America Fellowship Program, 2017

literature History of the book trades and in publishing history

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Calender 01 Dec 2016

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compare $3000-$6000



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The Bibliographical Society of America offers a number of fellowships. The topics can be of books and documents in any field, but should be focussed on the book or manuscript (the physical object) as historical evidence. The fellowships are of different types.

The BSA-Pine Tree Foundation Fellowship in Hispanic Bibliography supports the bibliographical study of printed and manuscript items
1. in the Spanish language produced during any period and in any country or 2) in any language provided they were produced in Spain, or in its overseas dominions during the time of Spanish sovereignty or 3) the bibliographical study of book and manuscript collections in Spain, or in its overseas dominions during the time of Spanish sovereignty, or 4) the bibliographical study of Spanish-language book and manuscript collections during any period and in any country. It offers $3,000.

The BSA-Pine Tree Foundation Fellowship in Culinary Bibliography supports the printed and manuscript cookbooks' bibliographical study, medical recipe books containing culinary recipes, other types of books, printed material, and manuscript which include culinary recipes, treatises on and studies of gastronomy; or memoirs, diary accounts, or descriptions of food and cooking. Projects may cover any period or country. It offers $3,000.

The Katharine Pantzer Senior Fellowship in Bibliography and the British Book Trades supports research topics related to book production and distribution in Britain during the hand-press period and studies of authorship, reading and collecting based on the examination of British books published in that period, with a special emphasis on the descriptive bibliography. It offers $6,000.

The BSA-ASECS Fellowship for Bibliographical Studies in the Eighteenth Century: The applicants for this fellowship should be American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies' members during the time of the award. It offers $3,000.

The Charles J. Tanenbaum Fellowship in Cartographical Bibliography supports projects dealing with the aspects of presentation, design, history, reception, printing, and distribution of cartographical documents from Renaissance times to the present, with an emphasis on eighteenth-century cartography. It offers $3000 and is funded by the Pine Tree Foundation of New York.

The BSA-Mercantile Library Fellowship in North American Bibliography supports scholarship in North American bibliography, which includes North American book trade, production and distribution of North American books, North American book illustration and design, North American collecting and connoisseurship and North American bibliographical history studies in general. It offers $3000.

The Katharine Pantzer Fellowship in the British Book Trades supports bibliographical inquiry and research in the book trades and publishing history in Britain. It offers $3000.

The McCorison Fellowship for the History and Bibliography of Printing in Canada and the United States is funded by Donald Oresman and offers $3000.

The Reese Fellowship for American Bibliography and the History of the Book in the Americas is awarded to any scholar either academic or independent with projects exploring print culture's history in the Western Hemisphere. It offers $3000.

BSA Short-term Fellowship is offered by the society which is short-term fellowships and supports bibliographical research. It offers $3000.

Documents required

  • The applicants for Bibliographical Society Of America Fellowship Program, 2017 should submit an application form and a curriculum vitae.
  • The candidates should also submit a project proposal, not exceeding 1000 words and two recommendation letters that are signed.



Updated on: 28 Nov, 2016

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