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Fellowships at the Edward Worth Library, Dublin

 

The Edward Worth Library, Dublin, offers two different types of fellowship scheme:

 

‘The Edward Worth Library Research Fellowship’.

Important notice:

Due to government covid 19 measures, the Edward Worth Library will remain closed until 19 April at the  earliest. As a result all applications should be sent to the following e-mail: eaboran@tcd.ie.

If you have already applied for a fellowship, please resend your application to eaboran@tcd.ie

The new closing date is Tuesday 5 May 2020.

 

The Edward Worth Library, Dublin, is offering two research fellowships (duration one month), to be held in 2020, to encourage research relevant to its collections. The Worth Library is a collection of 4,300 books, left to Dr Steevens’ Hospital by Edward Worth (1676-1733), an early eighteenth-century Dublin physician. The collection is particularly strong in three areas: early modern medicine, early modern history of science and, given that Worth was a connoisseur book collector interested in fine bindings and rare printing, the History of the Book. Research does not, however, have to be restricted to these three key areas. Further information about the collection and our catalogues may be found on our website: https://www.edwardworthlibrary.ie

 

The closing date is Tuesday 5 May 2020.

 

For 2020 Info on Fellowships at the Edward Worth Library please contact:

Dr Elizabethanne Boran,

Librarian,

The Edward Worth Library,

Dr Steevens’ Hospital,

Dublin 8,

Ireland

 

E-mail: eaboran@tcd.ie Please note that the e-mail elizabethanne.boran@hse.ie is currently unavailable  to the LibrarianIf you have already applied using  this e-mail, please resend your application to eaboran@tcd.ie

 

The Bríd McGrath Fellowship for Independent Scholars.

 

Our second type of research fellowship is ‘The Dr Bríd McGrath Fellowship for Independent Scholars‘. This is a joint fellowship scheme with Marsh’s Library, Dublin, which has been generously endowed by the renowned historian Dr Bríd McGrath.

Please note that all queries concerning ‘The Dr Bríd McGrath Fellowship for Independent Scholars’ scheme should be addressed to fellowships@marshlibrary.ie

 

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