[MGSA-L] 2019 Byron Society Collection Research Award

June Samaras kalamosbooks at gmail.com
Mon Apr 30 21:56:40 PDT 2018

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From: Brian Shetler <bshetler at drew.edu>
Date: Mon, Apr 30, 2018 at 10:17 AM

Apologies for cross-posting

*Byron Society Collection 2019 Research Award*

The Byron Society Collection at Drew University Library announces a call
for applications for the inaugural Byron Society Collection 2019 Research
Award. The Award, which is intended to promote research and scholarship by
early career scholars, provides $1,000 for expenses relating to academic
research at Drew University Library, home to the Byron Society Collection

The Award supports scholars specifically intending to use the Byron Society
Collection, including its extensive archival holdings, 19th- and
20th-century objects of material culture, and rare books. Scholars in all
disciplines are invited to apply. Early career scholars include post-Docs
and untenured faculty within 5 years of completion of their degrees.

To apply, please email the following to speccoll at drew.edu:

·        Cover letter including brief statement of interest and your best
contact information. Also, please note if you are receiving any additional
funding for your research project.

·        Two-page description of your research project and its intended

·        Details regarding the resources from the Byron Society Collection
that you plan to investigate during your visit and how they will support
your research project. For details about the Collection’s holdings, please

•       Curriculum vitae

•       Letter of recommendation

The deadline for applications is August 1, 2018. Applications will be
reviewed in confidence by the Byron Society Collection Research Award
Committee. The Byron Society Collection 2019 Award recipient will be
announced in October, 2018. The $1,000 award will need to be used within
the 2019 calendar year.

To apply for the Byron Research Award, or to request more information,
please email speccoll at drew.edu.

The Byron Society Collection was founded in 1995 by Marsha M. Manns and
Leslie A. Marchand. Funding for the inaugural Byron Research Award is given
by the Byron Society of America.

Brian Shetler, MSLIS
Head of Special Collections & University Archives and Methodist Librarian
Drew University
Madison, NJ
p: 973-408-3910 <(973)%20408-3910>
e: bshetler at drew.edu

June Samaras
(For Books about Greece)
2020 Old Station Rd
Canada L5M 2V1
Tel : 905-542-1877
E-mail : kalamosbooks at gmail.com
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