Fellowship announced

From today’s Consdistlist (instance 23:31)

Date: 18 Feb 2010
From: Holly Moore
Subject: Fellowship at Huntington Library

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellowship in Conservation
Huntington Library

The Mellon Foundation Fellowship in Conservation has been awarded at
The Huntington each year since 1981. The fellowship, offered in the
conservation of either books or works on paper, is for individuals
who have a Bachelor’s degree and can demonstrate a commitment to
working in conservation or a related field. The fellow will work
with the Preservation Department’s Conservators, who will make use
of The Huntington’s collections materials in providing instruction.
Through training in conservation treatment techniques and readings
from the conservation literature, the fellow will advance their
knowledge of the underlying principals of conservation, and the
tools and techniques used in the conservation of library/museum
collections materials. The term of the fellowship is three months.
Mellon Fellows are encouraged to document their work and make a
short presentation to Huntington staff upon completion of their
fellowship term. Stipend amount: U.S. $ 5,000.

To apply for the Mellon Fellowship beginning June 1, 2010, please
send cover letter, resume, and contact information for three
references to:

Holly Moore
Lloyd E. Cotsen Head of Conservation
Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
1151 Oxford Road
San Marino, CA 91108
626-405-2100 x 2197
Fax: 626-405-3444
hmoore [at] huntington__orghmoore@huntington.org

Applications must be received no later than March 31, 2010.

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