Library Offers Research Travel Award for Archives

December 16 - January 23, 2015

The Atlanta University Center (AUC) 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. The application deadline is Friday, January 23, 2015. The awardee research period is for April 1 through November 21, 2015. Contact travelaward@auctr.edu or 404.978.2052 for questions.

Click here for eligibility requirements and to download an application.