Special Collections and University Archives

The University Libraries of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro are pleased to offer two research grants for researchers utilizing the outstanding resources of the Special Collections and Rare Books and University Archives and Manuscripts Department. The goal of the research grants is to promote scholarly research utilizing the resources of this Department. Collections include the Woman’s Collection, Rare Book Collection, Cello Music Collections, Manuscripts Collection, Women Veterans Historical Collection, and University Archives.

The grants are open to graduate students, faculty, and independent scholars. The applicant must live outside a 75-mile radius of Greensboro, NC and must make at least one in-person research visit to Jackson Library.

Two awards, up to $1000 each, will be awarded for the time period, July 1, 2009 to June 30, 2010.

Application Information
The applicant should complete the Research Grant Application Form. The completed application and one letter of recommendation from an advisor or colleague should be sent to While electronic submission is preferred, the application may also be mailed (see address below). The application must be received or postmarked by February 28, 2009.

We suggest that applicants speak with a staff member in the Special Collections and Rare Books and University Archives and Manuscripts Department before completing the application. The staff member may be able to suggest potential research possibilities of which the applicant may not be aware.

Awards will be announced no later than April 30, 2009.

Contact Information and Mailing Address
University Libraries Research Grant
UNCG University Libraries
P. O. Box 26170
Greensboro, NC 27402-6170

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