Facilities: Research fellows have desk space in the Research Fellowship Office in the Research Building. Fully equipped with wireless Internet access, telephone, and laser printer, the office is accessible 24 hours a day. Fax machines, photocopiers, and scanners are also available. Research fellows are encouraged to bring laptop computers and digital cameras to use in the office and library.
Library: Research fellows receive a badge granting 24-hour access to open stack collections in the library. Rare book and manuscript collections are available 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday. Access to additional libraries is available through Interlibrary Loan.
Museum: Research fellows study the museum collections through access to the collections management database and the object research files in the Registrar’s Office. Staff members in the Collections Department and the Academic Programs Department can arrange to give research fellows study time with museum objects, as needed.
Garden: Staff members of the Garden Department can assist research fellows in using the research files and the plant records system, as needed.
Housing: Research fellows live on the Winterthur grounds, amid rolling hills and forest. They stay in a furnished stone farmhouse, complete with wireless Internet access and cable television.
Activities: The lively scholarly community at Winterthur, the nearby Hagley Museum and Library (1.5 miles), and the University of Delaware (15 miles) welcomes research fellows to participate in formal and informal collegial activities, including on-site seminars and programs. Research fellows participate in a monthly research colloquium with Winterthur staff and share research successes and challenges at a weekly lunch.