Sophonisba Preston Breckinridge - Champion of Peace and Nonviolence

Kentucky's Cultural Ambassadors to the World

The National Women's History Project recently called for nominations for 2019 honorees for "Visionary Women: Champions of Peace and Nonviolence."  I submitted a nomination for Sophonisba Preston Breckinridge, originally from Lexington, Kentucky, with the following information:

Call for Applications: The Summer Research Laboratory at Illinois – Deadline for Funding Extended to March 31, 2018

Hi all,

 

For over forty years, the Summer Research Laboratory at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has provided scholars from around the world with the opportunity to work in our Library's famous collections in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies.

 

We are pleased to announce that we will be holding the Summer Research Laboratory again this year, from June 11 to August 3, 2018.

 

About the Program

 

The Black Metropolis Resource Consortium (BMRC), Chicago, IL

Profiling Midwest Collections

The BMRC is a Chicago-based membership organization of libraries, universities, and other archival institutions.  Its mission is to make broadly accessible its members' holdings of materials that document African American and African diasporic culture, history, and politics, with a specific focus on materials relation to Chicago.  The University of Chicago serves as the current host institution of the BMRC.

 

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