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The Friends of the Princeton University Library Prize for Outstanding Scholarship
by a Graduate Student
First Prize $1500 + Publication
Second Prize $500 + Publication
Competition for Essays Written in the 2013-2014 Academic Year

The Council of the Friends of the Princeton University Library invites students enrolled in all departments of Princeton University's Graduate School to compete for the Prize for Outstanding Scholarship by a Graduate Student. First and second prizes will be awarded for essays based on research in one or more divisions of the Library's Department of Rare Books and Special Collections-Cotsen Children's Library, Graphic Arts, Historic Maps, Manuscripts, Numismatics, Public Policy Papers, Rare Books, University Archives, Western Americana-and/or in the associated Scheide Library, Marquand Library, and East Asian Library. Essays of all lengths and on all topics will be considered. To be eligible, authors must be enrolled in a Princeton University graduate program in the academic year 2013-2014. Essays will be judged on scholarly merit and creative use of Special Collections materials.

The winners will be announced on October 27, 2014, and the winning essays will be published in a forthcoming issue of the Princeton University Library Chronicle.

To enter an essay in this competition, send one copy (file attachment or printout) and a completed application form to: Gretchen Oberfranc, Princeton University Library Chronicle, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Firestone Library. (Electronic submissions may be sent to goberfra@Princeton.edu.) Application forms are available in the Department of Rare Books and Special Collections in Firestone Library, at the Seeley G. Mudd Library, and online at www.princeton.edu/~rbsc/new/application-14.pdf. Entries may be sent at any time but must be received by September 2, 2014. For further information, call 609-258-7093 or write or send e-mail to Ms. Oberfranc.


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