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Lloyd Library and Museum Announces Lloyd Research Fellowship for 2015-2016

Thursday, October 30, 2014  
Posted by: Racheal Mick
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Curtis Gate Lloyd Research Fellowships Announcement

Application Due Date, January 15, 2015

Cincinnati, OH – October 28, 2014: The Lloyd Library and Museum is pleased to announce the call for submissions for the next round of Research Fellowships, effective for the 2015-16 academic year. This will be the 3rd year the Library has offered this program for researchers, who must have at least a BA/BS degree to qualify.

The Fellowship is named for the youngest Lloyd brother of Lloyd Brothers, Pharmacists, Inc. (1885-1936), Curtis Gates Lloyd, who ultimately took the company’s Library under his wing and helped grow it into the largest medicinal botany library in the western hemisphere.

The Fellowships are for a period of one to three months; proposals should be primarily based on resources from the Lloyd Library’s vast and diverse collections. Research topics can include, but are not limited to the following:

 · Medicinal Botany (Including non-Western medical traditions)

· Organic/Botanical/Medicinal Chemistry

· Natural History

· Early travel and exploration

· Ethnobotany

· History of Science, Medicine, Pharmacy (including Alchemy)

· Pharmacognosy/Natural Product Development

· Visual Arts

· Cultural, Ethnic, and Social history

Past awardees have completed projects in the fields of botany, history – exploration and plant, sociology, and art (covering a wide array of visual topics). To read more about the program and projects, visit http://www.lloydlibrary.org/fellows.html.

About the Lloyd: The Lloyd Library and Museum, a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization, is a local and regional cultural treasure, which began in the 19th century as a research library for Lloyd Brothers Pharmacists, Inc., one of the leading pharmaceutical companies of the period. Our mission is to collect and maintain a library of botanical, medical, pharmaceutical, and scientific books and periodicals, and works of allied sciences that serve the scientific research community, as well as constituents of the general public, through library services and programming that bring science, art, and history to life. For more information, visit the Lloyd website at www.lloydlibrary.org.


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