Mellon Foundation Grant to Radcliffe’s Schlesinger Library Will Catalyze New Scholarship on American Women’s Suffrage and the Still-Unrealized Promise of Female Citizenship | Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University

“The Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America at Harvard’s Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study has received a grant of $870,000 from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The grant will support fellowships and public programming centered on the 2020 centennial of the 19th Amendment at the Schlesinger Library and the broader Radcliffe Institute….

The Project will also create an open-access digital portal to facilitate interdisciplinary, transnational scholarship and innovative teaching on newly digitized Schlesinger Library collections along with historical databases tracking voting patterns….”

Program Officer in Scholarly Communications: Job Description | The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

“The Program Officer in Scholarly Communications reports to and takes direction from the Senior Program Officer, and cultivates, mentors, and supervises program staff.  The Program Officer meets regularly with leaders in the field, invites and evaluates proposals, prepares grant recommendations, manages budgets, and participates in policy discussions….” [The job description is silent on open access.]