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Willison Fellowship

In 2001, Rare Book School established the Willison Fellowship, providing free tuition to an RBS course. It is awarded annually to a staff member currently working with rare materials at the British Library.

The Willison Fellowship marks the many contributions made to American research librarianship in general (and to the Book Arts Press and Rare Book School in particular) by Ian Willison, head of English language materials at the BL until his retirement in 1986.

Willison Fellows

2009Felicity Myrone
2008Helen Peden
2007Rossitza Atanassova
2006Candida Ridler
2005Giles Mandelbrote
2004no award made
2003Karen Limper
2002Adrian Edwards
2001Graham Jefcoate