The Historical Library of the Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library at Yale University is pleased to announce its sixth annual Ferenc Gyorgyey Research Travel Award for use of the Historical Library.
The Medical Historical Library, located in New Haven, Connecticut, holds one of the country’s largest collections of rare medical books, journals, prints, photographs, and pamphlets. The 2013-2014 travel grant is available to historians, medical practitioners, and other researchers who wish to use the collections of the Medical Historical Library: http://historical.medicine.yale.edu/. There is a single award of up to $1,500 for one week of research during the academic fiscal year July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2014. Funds may be used for transportation, housing, food, and photographic reproductions. The award is limited to residents of the United States and Canada. Applicants should send a curriculum vitae and a description of the project including the relevance of the collections of the Historical Library to the project, and two references attesting to the particular project. Preference will be given to applicants beyond commuting distance to the Historical Library. This award is for use of Medical Historical special collections and is not intended for primary use of special collections in other libraries at Yale. Applications are due by Sunday, APRIL 28th, 2013. They will be considered by a committee and the candidates will be informed by JUNE 3rd, 2013. An application form can be found at our website: http://historical.medicine.yale.edu/us/grant
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