Please share the following information with patrons and others whose
research areas encompass the history of Texas. Those interested in applying
for the Davis Award should contact Leslie Stapleton, DRT Library Director,
for additional information; she can be reached by email at
firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (210) 225-1071.
*Elaine B. Davis Research Award
The Daughters of The Republic of Texas Library, San Antonio, Texas
Application Deadline: April 30, 2010
The Daughters of The Republic of Texas (DRT) Library is now accepting
applications for the 2010 Elaine B. Davis Research Award.
Professors, undergraduates, graduate students, genealogists, and independent
scholars interested in using the library's unique materials are encouraged
to apply. The Davis Award provides one grant of $400. The winning applicant
must use the funds to offset travel, lodging, and photocopy costs incurred
in the course of conducting research at the DRT Library.
The DRT Library collects, preserves, and provides access to a rich
collection of materials that document the history of Texas with particular
emphasis on the Republic of Texas (1836-1846), the Alamo, and the city of
San Antonio prior to 1950. The collection contains books, archival
materials, photographs, fine art and prints, periodicals, newspapers, maps,
vertical files, and sheet music. More information about the library's
collections can be found by visiting its website (see
http://www.drtl.org/AboutTheLibrary/OverviewCollection.asp) or by searching
its online catalog (see http://188.8.131.52/D92004Staff/OPAC/index.asp).
Interested scholars should submit a letter of application, including a brief
explanation of their research topic and a preliminary list of library
materials to be used, before April 30, 2010.
For additional guidelines and instructions and a copy of the Davis Award
application, please visit the library's website at
Caitlin Donnelly, CA
The Daughters of The Republic of Texas Library at the Alamo