Kenneth and Margaret Landon Collection Travel Award Application

Name: Date:
Title/Professional Status:
Institutional Affiliation:
Mailing Address: Telephone:
Social Security Number:

Tentative dates for on-site research:

If you intend to visit other research centers while you are in the Chicago area, please list them, and estimate how you will divide your time between these and Wheaton College Special Collections.

Please give a brief summary of your project (50 words).

When will you complete your research and produce a finished product?

Detailed Statement (on separate sheet):

1.) Describe your research project, clearly defining what you hope to accomplish, including publication plans, and the methods you will use. State the current state of the project.

2.) Explain why research at the Special Collections is necessary at this point to further your project. Given what you have learned of our holdings suggest how you intend to use resources here to accomplish your work. Be as specific as you can in referring to the particular people, movements, events, or institutions that are to be the focus of your study. (Continue as necessary, not to exceed 3 pages)

3.) Please list name, address, relationship, and telephone number of at least two individuals familiar with your work and your research efforts that could serve as references.

Send the completed application to:
Head of Special Collections, Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL 60187-5593
fax: (630) 752-5987
Please allow 4-6 weeks for application processing and review.

For further information on the Special Collections, or the Travel Grant Program, write to:
Special Collections
Wheaton College
Wheaton, IL 60187-5593

Or contact us at:
phone: (630) 752-5705
fax: (630) 752-5987
e-mail: Special.Collections@wheaton.edu

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