Sunday, December 21, 2014

Cary Collection Short-Term Research Fellowship

Deadline: January 15, 2015 {EMAIL} or {RECEIVE}

Cary Collection Short-Term Research Fellowship
The Cary Graphic Arts Collection

Rochester Institute of Technology
Rochester, NY

The Cary Graphic Arts Collection at Rochester Institute of Technology invites applications for a one-month research fellowship for the study of the history of graphic communication. The fellowship is open to scholars engaged with subject areas covered by the library’s holdings. The Cary Collection is one of the premier libraries on graphic communication history. The collection has extensive primary and secondary resources on the development of the alphabet and writing systems, early book formats and manuscripts, calligraphy, the development of typefaces and their manufacturing technologies, the history and practice of paper making, typography and book design, artists’ books, printing and illustration processes, and bookbinding.

The Cary Collection short-term fellowship is for one month of study in residence at the library, with a stipend of $2,500 to cover travel and living expenses. The fellowship must be used within a year of the award.

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Applications are due January 15, 2015. To apply, please mail or email a research proposal detailing your project, a CV, and two letters of recommendation to:

Dr. Steven K. Galbraith, Curator
RIT Cary Graphic Arts Collection
90 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, NY 14623