Friends of the Longfellow House Research Fellowship
Longfellow House–Washington’s Headquarters National Historic Site (Cambridge/Boston area)
April 11, 2022
Post date: March 17, 2022

The fellowship consists of one $1,200 stipend to help defray the living or travel expenses of researchers as they work in the Longfellow House–Washington’s Headquarters NHS archives. 


Preference will be given to applicants whose research plan makes maximum use of the Longfellow House–Washington’s Headquarters NHS archives and collections.


Students, academics, and professionals engaged in history, literature, art history, architecture, American studies, International studies, or related disciplines are encouraged to apply. Prospective applicants are strongly urged to contact the Longfellow House–Washington’s Headquarters NHS archivist, Kate Hanson Plass at to discuss the fit between their proposed projects and the materials available in the collection. 

Application Instructions 

The Call for Entries online form may be found at HERE.

Prior to completing the online application, have the following information ready to enter or upload (in pdf format): 

  1. Applicant’s contact information: Name, mailing address, phone number, email address.

  2. Project information: Proposed project title, topic, and anticipated dates of research visit.

  3. Project description in pdf format (suggested 1,000 word limit), containing the following:

    1. Description of the proposed research project, including goals, objectives, methodology, and final product;

    2. Archival material anticipated for use;

    3. Explanation of how this project advances the applicant’s educational, personal, and/or professional goals. 

  1. Curriculum vitae or résumé (in pdf format).

  2. Professional reference: that person’s name, mailing address, phone number, email address, and relationship to the applicant. 

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