[Milton-L] Univ. of Illinois Rare Book & Manuscript Library research grants

Dennis Sears dsears at uiuc.edu
Fri Jan 4 17:03:40 EST 2008


The John "Bud" Velde Visiting Scholars Program
The Rare Book & Manuscript Library
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS:

Open to all active scholars from graduate students to retired 
professors, The Rare Book & Manuscript Library annually awards two John 
"Bud" Velde Visiting Scholar stipends of $3,000 to facilitate a period 
of intense individual study -- usually one month --  in The Rare Book & 
Manuscript Library at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.

The research strengths of The Rare Book & Manuscript Library at the 
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are manifold. Particular 
depth is found in early printing and printing history, Elizabethan life 
and letters (especially Shakespeare studies), John Milton and his age, 
emblem studies, economic history, works on early science and natural 
history, and the papers of modern literary figures such as Carl 
Sandburg, H.G. Wells, William Maxwell, and W.S. Merwin.

For further information about this program and how to apply, and to find 
out more about The Rare Book & Manuscript Library at the University of 
Illinois at Urbana-Champaign generally, please visit our website at: 
http://www.library.uiuc.edu/rbx/VeldeActive.htm

or contact the Public Programs Manager, Dennis Sears:
217 333 7242
dsears at uiuc.edu

Deadline for applications: *7 March 2008*.

Thank you!
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