The annual Joan Mitchell Travel Award for scholars using the collections of the Wilfrid Laurier University Archives and Special Collections

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February 14, 2020
Ontario, Canada
Subject Fields: 
Archival Science, Environmental History / Studies, Ethnic History / Studies, Religious Studies and Theology, Social History / Studies

The Joan Mitchell Travel Award seeks to promote and support original, scholarly research in the Laurier Archives. The Travel Award supports researchers wishing to travel to the Laurier Archives to conduct research in any of the archival collections. The Travel Award of $1000 may be used to offset the cost of travel and lodging in Waterloo for a period of one to four weeks of research in the Laurier Archives. Graduate students and established scholars are invited to apply. The Joan Mitchell Travel Award honours Joan Mitchell, Laurier’s first Head of Archives and Special Collections.

The collections of the Laurier Archives focus on: the Environment (with an emphasis on water resources, Canada's North, and biosphere reserves in Canada); the history of the Lutheran Church in Canada; music in Canada; and the history of Wilfrid Laurier University.

Those interested should consult our online finding aid database to determine if the Laurier Archives collections are suitable to their field of research.

For more information, please visit or contact us at the Laurier Archives.

Please submit PDF submissions to

Applications are due February 14, 2020. Please contact me with any questions.


Andre Furlong

Laurier Archives


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Andre Furlong, Archives Assistant

Laurier Archives

75 University Avenue West

Waterloo, Ontario

N2L 3C5


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