Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library

BEINECKE RARE BOOK AND MANUSCRIPT LIBRARY: Short-term fellowships (usually one month) to support visiting scholars pursuing postdoctoral or equivalent research in its collections. The library is Yale University’s principal repository for literary papers and for early manuscripts and rare books in the fields of literature, theology, history, and the natural sciences. The Beinecke collections afford opportunities for research in such disciplines as medieval, Renaissance, and eighteenth-century studies; religious, intellectual, and art history; photography; music; American studies; and modernism in art and literature. The Beinecke also houses the Osborn Collection, noted for its British literary and historical manuscripts, as well as outstanding special collections devoted to American literature, German literature, and western Americana. The fellowships support travel to and from New Haven and pay a living allowance of $4,000 per month. For complete information, including the application deadline, write to the Director, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, PO Box 208240, New Haven, CT 06520-8240 (, or visit the library’s Web site (