[Milton-L] Call for Visiting Scholar Award Applications-U. Illinois Rare Book Library

Dennis Sears dsears at uiuc.edu
Tue Jan 12 14:21:20 EST 2010

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


Open to all active scholars from graduate students to retired professors,
the Velde Visiting Scholar Program annually awards two stipends of 
$3,000 to
support a period of intense individual study 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 
Milton and
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 <mailto:dsears at illinois.edu>   
Deadline for applications: *2 April 2010*.

Thank you!

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