Autry Museum of the American West

Fellowships

NOTICE: Libraries and Archives Temporary Closure and Location Change
In preparation for moving to the Resources Center of the Autry, our new, state-of-the-art research and collections care facility in Burbank, the Braun Research Library and the Autry Library are now closed to visiting researchers and research fellows. We hope to reopen in the spring of 2017, but please check back here for the official opening date. You may continue to contact us via e-mail at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , read about the Libraries and Archives on the Autry blog, and follow us on Twitter @LA_autry. We look forward to seeing you in our new home!

Autry Research Fellowships

Visiting Scholar Fellowship

  • Stipends of varying amounts for residency up to one month
  • Open to PhD candidates, postdoctoral researchers, and independent scholars

Autry Summer Fellowship

  • Stipends of varying amounts for residency up to one month
  • Open only to UCLA graduate students from any discipline

One-Month Fellowships

Los Angeles Westerners Fellowship, Autry Museum

  • $2,500 stipend
  • Open to PhD candidates, postdoctoral researchers, and independent scholars
  • Topics relating to historical events or people and those that separate fact from myth preferred
  • Fellows will speak about their research at the July meeting of the Los Angeles Westerners. If not local, fellows should plan to be in residence at least two weeks prior to the July Westerners meeting.

The Los Angeles Westerners Fellowship is supported by the Los Angeles Corral of Westerners, part of Westerners International, a group whose mission is to encourage and promote interest and research in the history of the American West. For more information on Westerners International, visit www.westerners-international.org.

VIVA Foundation Fellowship at the Autry Museum

  • $2500 stipend residency up to one month
  • Open to PhD candidates, postdoctoral researchers, and independent scholars

The VIVA Foundation supports scholarly research in all areas of the study of the peoples and cultures of the American West.

Questions? Please contact:

Marva Felchlin, Director, Library and Archives of the Autry
Autry Museum of the American West
4700 Western Heritage way
Los Angeles, CA 90027-1462

E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Ph: 323.495.4349, ext. 349
Fax: 323.660.5721

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Adam Clark Vroman, The Belfry of Mission San Gabriel, circa 1895. Hand-colored lantern slide. Braun Research Library Collection; LS.2717

Autry 2015 Research Fellows

Visiting Scholar Fellows

  • Emanuele Piccardo, architect, photographer, filmmaker, and curator and founder of the non-profit publisher Archphoto
    “Living the Frontier: the Construction of Vision”
  • Melissa Poll, PhD Candidate, Drama & Theatre, Royal Holloway, University of London
    “Beyond Beads and Buckskin: Indigeneity and Globalization on the Contemporary Stage”

Autry Summer Fellow

  • Kristina Borrman, PhD student, Art History, UCLA
    “Utopia at Topolobampo: Communitarian Ideals Situated at the Nexus of International Trade”

Los Angeles Corral of Westerners Fellow

  • Dr. Michael Brescia, Associate Director, Head of Public Programs, and Associate Curator of Ethnohistory, Arizona State Museum, University of Arizona; Associate Professor, Department of History, University of Arizona
    “Water Rights and Ranching in Hispanic California and Arizona”

VIVA Foundation Fellow

  • Dr. Alison Goodrum, Research Professor, Department of Apparel, Manchester Metropolitan University
    “Buckskin and Ballgowns: Dressing for the Dude Ranch in Interwar America”

 

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