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Announcing the Winner of the Inaugural American Trust for the British Library Fellowship at Houghton Library
The American Trust for the British Library (ATBL) and Houghton Library are pleased to announce that Lauren Eriks Cline, Assistant Professor of English at Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia, has been awarded the first American Trust for the British Library Fellowship at Houghton Library. This visiting fellowship, a joint initiative between the two institutions, supports a Read More
On April 8, 2020, three Harvard students were named winners of the Philip Hofer Prize for Collecting Books or Art. The Hofer Prize was established by Melvin R. Seiden, A.B. ‘52, L.L.B. ‘55, to encourage student interest in collecting. It is awarded annually to a student or students whose collections of books or works of art Read More
The New England Regional Fellowship Consortium consists of 30 major cultural agencies. Annually, NERFC offers about two dozen $5,000 grants so researchers in a broad array of fields can conduct a minimum of eight weeks of research at several participating institutions, which include Houghton Library, Baker Library, the Harvard Law School Library, and the Harvard University Read More
By Leslie A. Morris, Gore Vidal Curator of Modern Books and Manuscripts, Houghton Library On November 25, 1960, four years after Emily Hale told him she was giving his letters to her to Princeton, T.S. Eliot wrote a letter to his Executors with an accompanying document. Revised on September 30, 1963, the document was sealed Read More