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Current Opportunities

Arts and Humanities

DBID: 1732
Category: Arts and Humanities
Program: Research Travel Grant
Agency: Bakken Museum
Deadline: 3/4/2013
 
Description: The sponsor provides up to $500 (domestic travel) and $750 (foreign travel) to encourage research in its collection of books, journals, manuscripts, prints and instruments. The Bakken Museums world renowned collection consists of 11,000 books and 2,500 artifacts. The Bakken collections include approximately 11,000 books, journals, and manuscripts, and about 2,200 instruments, medical devices, and other artifacts. The subject of the collections is the history of electricity and magnetism with a focus on their roles in the life sciences and medicine. The library collection includes works in early physics (natural philosophy) and early works on magnetic cures, electrotherapeutics, electrophysiology, and their accompanying instrumentation.

LINKS:
Web Site: http://www.thebakken.org
Program URL: [http://www.thebakken.org/sites/default/files/Bakken%20Research%20Fellowship%20and%20Travel%20Grant%20Application%20Guidelines%202013_0.pdf]
 
Contact: Juliet Burba, Chief Curator
3537 Zenith Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55416-4623
Tel: 612-926-3878 (Ext. 217)
Fax: 612-927-7265
E-mail: burba@thebakken.org
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