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Newberry Library Fellowships
Shakespeare Electronic Conference, Vol. 6, No. 0092.  Thursday, 9 February 1995.
 
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       APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR SHORT-TERM FELLOWSHIPS
          IN THE HUMANITIES AT THE NEWBERRY LIBRARY
 
THE NEWBERRY LIBRARY invites applications for short-term residential
fellowships in the humanities for 1995-6.  The application deadline for
fellowships for the second half of 1995 is March 1.  The deadline for the first
half of 1996 is October 15.
 
These fellowships are for scholars, including those at the dissertation stage,
who desire a short period of residency to use particular Newberry collections.
The fellowships carry a stipend of $800 per month.
 
THE Newberry is an independent research library, free and open to the public,
located on the near north side of the city of Chicago.  Founded in 1887, its
holdings today number more than one and one-half million volumes and five
million manuscripts in the humanities.  The Newberry's collections concern the
civilizations of western Europe and the Americas from the late middle ages to
the early twentieth century.  Bibliographic holdings are extensive, and certain
collections are internationally noted.  These contain material on the following
subjects:
 
      American history and literature
            Discovery, exploration, and settlement of the New
                 World
            The American West
            Local history, genealogy, censuses
            Family and social history
            Literature and history of the Midwest, especially the
                 Chicago Renaissance
            Native American history and literature
 
      European history and literature
            The Renaissance
            The French Revolution
            Portuguese and Luso-Brazilian history
 
      History of cartography
      History and theory of music
      History of printing
      Early philology and linguistics
 
For further information and application forms, contact the Awards Committee,
Newberry Library, 60 W. Walton St., Chicago, IL 60610, call 312-255-3666, or
e-mail your name, and _ground mail_ address to 
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to specify that you are inquiring about Newberry short-term fellowships.
 

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