The Lewis Walpole Library is a research center for eighteenth-century studies and an essential resource for the study of Horace Walpole and Strawberry Hill. Its collections include important holdings of eighteenth-century British prints, drawings, manuscripts, rare books, paintings, and decorative arts. Given to Yale by Wilmarth Sheldon Lewis (1895-1979) and Annie Burr Lewis (1902-1959), the Lewis Walpole Library is located in Farmington, Connecticut, in several eighteenth-century buildings on a fourteen-acre campus. The Lewis Walpole Library is a department of Yale University Library and open to researchers.
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The Lewis Walpole Library Visiting Fellowships and Travel Grants
The Lewis Walpole Library invites applications for its 2019-2020 Visiting Fellowships and Travel Grants program. Applications will be accepted beginning November 5, 2018, and the deadline is January 7, 2019.
The library offers four-week visiting fellowships and two-week travel grants to support research in the Library’s rich collections of eighteenth-century materials (mainly British). In addition, together with the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, the Lewis Walpole Library offers an eight-week residential fellowship for research in both collections.
For details see the Fellowship Program information page.