The Atlanta University Center (AUC) Robert W. Woodruff Library is offering a research travel award to educators, graduate students, and independent researchers who would benefit from access to the rich and unique historical and cultural holdings in the Archives Research Center. Available for research are rare books and over 105 collections of manuscripts, photographs, and archival records documenting the African American and African diaspora experience in a broad range of subjects including civil rights, race relations, education, literature, visual and performing arts, religion, politics, and social work. Visit www.auctr.edu/archives to learn more about the Archives Research Center and browse the collections available for research.
The award will be made based on estimated travel expenses not to exceed $1,500. Applicants must live at least 100 miles outside of Atlanta. The application deadline is February 1, 2016. The awardee research period is for June 27, 2016 through May 15, 2017. More information and the application cover sheet can be found at http://www.auctr.edu/files/documents/2016-2017-Research-Travel-Award-Application—corrected.pdf.
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