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The Brown University Library and the John Carter Brown Library are pleased to announce Roger Shaw Williams as the inaugural Head of Libraries Conservation. Roger’s first day will be October 1, 2022.

Reporting jointly to Michelle Venditelli, the Director of Collections Care for Brown University...

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Bertie Mandelblatt, Curator of Maps and Prints,

The JCB holds an extraordinary and rare image of a key moment in the Haitian Revolution. “Passage des onze jours de Pillage de la ville du Cap” is the work of J.L. Boquet, the same French painter who created one of most striking images featured...

The JCB is delighted to announce fellowship awards for 2022-23. Fellows will be working on the extraordinary range of research projects that the JCB’s extraordinary collections support; from 16th century Indigenous language materials to the early 19th century Caribbean, across, around, and along the early...

The Brown University Library and the John Carter Brown Library are pleased to announce Kimberly Toney as the inaugural Coordinating Curator for Native American and Indigenous Collections. Kim’s first day will be July 18, 2022.

The Coordinating Curator for Native American and Indigenous Collections will...

 

Dear JCB community,

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr Day, the JCB will be closed on Monday, January 17.
We will reopen for regular business hours on Tuesday, January 18.

 

Image credit: 'Dr. Martin Luther King showing his medallion received from Mayor Wagner', Courtesy of the Library of Congress (cph.3c26558).

Every year, the JCB awards over forty fellowships to scholars engaged in research on the early Americas. During the pandemic, the JCB will award both residential and remote fellowship support. All applications are due January 15, 2022!

Learn more and apply at: https://jcblibrary.org/fellowships