The Special Collections Research Center of William & Mary Libraries is pleased to announce that it will award up to four (4) travel grants in the maximum amount of $1,500 each to faculty members, graduate students, and/or independent researchers to support use of its collections. Writers, creative performing artists, filmmakers and journalists are welcome to apply.
For information on the manuscripts, rare books, and university archives held in the Special Collections Research Center, please visit https://libraries.wm.edu/research/special-collections. Strengths of the collections include, but are not limited to, books on dogs, fore-edge painting books, Virginia family papers and libraries, twentieth-century Southern politics, women's diaries, travel diaries, veterans' letters, notable alumni, and university history. Prospective applicants are encouraged to discuss their research project and the collaborations that might support it with Special Collections staff before submitting an application.
Deadline for application is April 15, 2018. Please visit the website below for additional details.
Special Collections Research Center
College of William & Mary