Special Collections regular hours are:
For specific days and holidays check the Library Calendar.
The Bank of America/David and Rosalee McCullough Research Fellowship supports projects using materials from Marietta College's Special Collection that can only be accessed on-site.
Located in Marietta, Ohio, the first organized settlement in the Northwest Territory, Marietta College's Legacy Library holds 18th, 19th, and 20th century collections focused on the new nation, the Northwest Territory, and the industry and culture of Southeast Ohio and the Mid-Ohio Valley.
Fellows will receive:
In addition to conducting their research, fellows are expected to engage with Marietta College students and faculty in the form of class visits and an informal lecture at the end of the visit. Fellows who conduct their research during the summer are expected to make arrangements to fulfill these requirements during the academic year.
Before applying, all applicants must contact Special Collections to discuss research topics and availability of materials.
Application packets are accepted via email at McCulloughFellowship@marietta.edu and should include:
Applications are considered twice a year. Applications for fall residencies are due March 15. Applications for spring and summer are due October 15. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that all pieces of the application are submitted by the due date. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Strong applications will:
CSPAN Interview with discussion of Marietta College Legacy Library Special Collections, April 12, 2017
Bank of America/David and Rosalee McCullough Research Fellowships are made possible by a generous gift from the Bank of America made in honor of Pulitzer Prize-winning author David McCullough and his wife, Rosalee. From 2016 to 2019, Mr. McCullough made several extended visits to Marietta College’s Special Collections conducting research for his book, The Pioneers: The Heroic Story of the Settlers Who Brought the American Ideal West.