Purdue University Archives & Special Collections Research Travel Grants
The Virginia Kelly Karnes Archives and Special Collections Research Center of Purdue University Libraries welcomes applications for its 2017 Research Travel Grants. The purpose of these grants is to support the research of faculty, students, and independent scholars whose research cannot progress satisfactorily without consulting the Center's unique collections onsite. Grants of up to $2000 will be awarded to individual scholars to support their travel to the Center. The deadline for applications it January 15, 2017.
Applications in the areas of women's history, flight and space exploration history, psychoactive substances research, Purdue University history, and study of rare books and manuscripts are encouraged.
For more information about the Center's collections of distinction please see:
Susan Bulkeley Butler Women's Archives website: http://collections.lib.purdue.edu/womens-archives/
Barron Hilton Flight and Space Exploration Archives website: http://collections.lib.purdue.edu/flight-and-space/
Psychoactive Substances Research Collection website: http://collections.lib.purdue.edu/psychoactive/
The Center also holds rare book collections on the history of engineering, science, and transportation, particularly railroads history, canals, and aviation; the history of economics and political thought; and the history of typography and book design https://www.lib.purdue.edu/spcol/rare-books
To see all of the archival and manuscript collections available in the Karnes Center, please search our finding aids database: https://apps.lib.purdue.edu/archon/
To apply for a travel grant, please go to https://www.lib.purdue.edu/spcol/research-travel-grants.
Posted: January 6, 2017