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  • John Crichton to Chair RBS Board of Directors

    The Rare Book School Board of Directors held their annual meeting on Saturday, 30 January in New York City. This meeting marked the completion of the term of Alice Schreyer as Chair of the Board of Directors, and the Board approved the election of John Crichton as its new Chair, with Giovanni Favretti as Vice-Chair, Beppy Landrum Owen as Secretary, and Joan Friedman as Treasurer.

    John Crichton has been proprietor of The Brick Row Book Shop in San Francisco since 1983. John majored in journalism at the University of Kansas and began his career as a bookseller at Serendipity Books in Berkeley in 1980. […]

    Posted 2 days ago by RBS
  • RBS-UVA Fellowship Applications Open

    Applications for the 2016–17 RBS-UVA Fellowships are now being accepted. Rare Book School invites students at the University of Virginia to apply for a fellowship designed to enhance research employing special collections, including written, printed, and digital materials. Please note that you will need to complete a standard RBS course application via our applications page (submission by 29 February is encouraged as courses fill quickly).

    Significant dates for the fellowship application process:

    3 February 2016: Information Reception (11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.; 118 Alderman Library)
    4 February 2016: Information Reception (4–6 p.m.; […]

    Posted 11 days ago by RBS