Entries Tagged as 'Fellows'

Friday, July 17th, 2015

REEL WRITING podcast series

Reel Writing: Poems and prose off and on the tape reel, brought to you by Houghton Library and the Woodberry Poetry Room at Harvard University, is a podcast series by Virginia Rose Marshall. Virginia is a recent graduate of Harvard University and one of the 2015 recipients of the Houghton Library Undergraduate Fellowship. Three episodes […]

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

David Garrick’s “Inscription for Wolf[e]”

Inscription for Wolf   [first four lines struck out: What Epitaph, or Monumental Pile, Sacred to Gratitude, and Martial Fame, Worthy of Wolf, & worthy of this Isle, Shall tell his Actions, & record his name? ]   The Nation’s Glory is [struck out: the Wolf’s his] My Monument, The Adamantine Pillars, Publick Good, The […]

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

Two Recently Identified Sketches by Edwin Austin Abbey

American painter and illustrator Edwin Austin Abbey offered the following counsel to aspiring young artists: You should be sketching always… Draw the dishes on the table while you are waiting for breakfast. Draw the people in the station while you are waiting for your train… It is all part of your world. You are going […]

Friday, October 4th, 2013

Houghton Library Visiting Fellowships

Each year Houghton Library awards a number of short-term visiting fellowships in support of scholarly use of our collections. Fellows will also have access to collections in Widener Library as well as to other libraries at the University. Preference is given to scholars whose research is closely based on materials in Houghton collections, especially when […]

Monday, March 18th, 2013

Houghton Visiting Fellowship Recipients, 2013-14

Each year, Houghton awards visiting fellowships to support scholars whose research requires the use of Houghton collections. We are pleased to announce the awarding of 26 fellowships for the 2013-14 fiscal year:

Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

Apply now for a Houghton Library Fellowship

The deadline is January 18th to apply for a $3000 research fellowship in one of a number of areas: • Beatrice, Benjamin, and Richard Bader Fellowship in the Visual Arts of the Theatre • W. Jackson Bate/ Douglas W. Bryant, American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies Fellowship Successful applicants must either be an ASECS member […]

Friday, August 10th, 2012

You’ve Got Mail: “We cannot feel sufficient confidence in our ability to make a success of your book”

Walter Hines Page is probably best known for his work as ambassador to England just before and during World War I, where he was instrumental in encouraging his long-time friend Woodrow Wilson to join the war effort. But before Page was a diplomat, he was a journalist and publisher, serving as editor of the Forum, […]

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

Houghton Visiting Fellowship Recipients, 2012-13

Each year, Houghton awards visiting fellowships to support scholars whose research requires the use of Houghton collections. We are pleased to announce the awarding of 21 fellowships for the 2012-13 fiscal year:

Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

Greek Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Houghton Library

[Thanks to William Stoneman, Florence Fearrington Librarian of Houghton Library, for contributing this post.] We congratulate Nadezhda Kavrus-Hoffmann on the publication of the third and final installment of her Catalogue of Greek Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Houghton Library which has appeared in Manuscripta: A Journal of Manuscript Research 55.1 (2011), 1-108. Earlier installments appeared […]

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

Houghton Visiting Fellowship Recipients, 2011-12

Each year, Houghton awards visiting fellowships to support scholars whose research requires the use of Houghton collections. We are pleased to announce the awarding of 26 fellowships for the 2011-12 fiscal year: