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Southern Historical Collection Accepting Visiting Scholars Grant Applications

photo of archival boxesThe Southern Historical Collection (SHC) in the Wilson Special Collections Library is accepting applications for five visiting scholar awards in fall 2013:

  • Joel Williamson Visiting Scholar Grant ($1200 award) – For projects examining African Americans or race relations in the American South
  • Guion Griffis Johnson Visiting Scholar Grant ($1000 award) – For projects examining women in the American South
  • John Eugene and Barbara Hilton Cay Visiting Scholar Grant ($1000 award) – For projects examining the literary culture or traditions of the American South
  • J. Carlyle Sitterson Visiting Scholar Grant ($1000 award) – For projects examining the antebellum period in the American South
  • Parker-Dooley Visiting Scholar Grant ($1000 award) – For projects examining North Carolina history

Graduate students, faculty, and independent scholars who plan to use resources available in the Southern Historical Collection are eligible. Each award recipient must make at least one in-person research visit to the SHC between Sept. 1, 2013, and July 1, 2014.

All applications must be postmarked or time stamped no later than March 31, 2013.

Further requirements and application instructions are available here.

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