[Milton-L] Call for Visiting Scholar Award Applications-U. Illinois
Rare Book Library
dsears at uiuc.edu
Thu Jan 8 11:10:27 EST 2009
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
Scholar stipends of $3,000 to facilitate a period of intense individual
-- 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 are manifold.
Comprehensive collections support studies in printing and printing history,
Renaissance studies, Elizabethan and Stuart life and letters, John
his age, emblem studies, economic history, and works on early science and
natural history. The library also houses the papers of the modern literary
figures Carl Sandburg, H.G. Wells, William Maxwell, and W.S. Merwin.
For further information about this program and how to apply, and to find
more about The Rare Book & Manuscript Library, please visit our Web site
Or contact the Public Programs Manager, Dennis Sears:
217 333 7242
dsears at illinois.edu
Deadline for applications: *9 March 2009*.
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