E. Geoffrey and Elizabeth Thayer Verney Fellowship

    Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively


    In an effort to enhance the public’s knowledge and understanding of the heritage of Nantucket, Massachusetts, the Nantucket Historical Association offers an annual fellowship, the E. Geoffrey and Elizabeth Thayer Verney Fellowship. Established in 1999, the award encourages research in the collections of the Nantucket Historical Association Research Library and is open to academics, graduate students, and independent scholars.
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Granting OrganisationsNantucket Historical Association


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