2022 Research Fellowships.

  The Rose Library offers a variety of fellowships and awards to support travel for researchers to come to Emory to conduct research in our holdings. Here are links to both our Short-Term Fellowships and Subject Specific Fellowships: Short-Term Fellowships: https://prod.libraries.emory.edu/rose/research-learning/about-fellowship-and-award-opportunities/visiting-researchers/short-term Subject Specific Fellowships: https://prod.libraries.emory.edu/rose/research-and-learning/fellowship-and-award-opportunities/visiting-researchers/subject. We did not offer any fellowships in 2021 because of…

The Past is Contemporary

Eric Flohr Reynolds (PhD Candidate, Department of Comparative Literature) is the 2021-2022 Black Women Writers & Intellectuals Fellow in the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library. His project centers on the role of Black creatives during times of social and political unrest.  Despite some exposure to a few of Rose Library’s collections…

Resistance Zine

In June 2019, Rare Book School received a $1.5 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, in June 2019, “to support the Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship for Diversity, Inclusion & Cultural Heritage, a six-year program which aims to advance multicultural collections through innovative and inclusive curatorial practice and leadership.” After a rigorous selection process,…

Gabrielle M. Dudley, Head of Research Services

The Rose Library is thrilled to announce Gabrielle M. Dudley as the Library’s new Head of Research Services. Gabrielle is a familiar face around Emory Libraries and needs no introduction to many of our faculty, students, and regular researchers; she has been serving as Instruction Archivist here in the Rose since 2014 and before that…

In Memoriam: Valerie Boyd

A few years ago, I walked into the Folk Art Restaurant on North Highland Avenue in Atlanta to have brunch with Valerie Boyd. She was already sitting at a table in the back glancing at the menu as I made my way over. I was nervous. She was a big deal. I had met Valerie…

Increasing Access to the Veterans of Hope Collection

  New Rose Library Intern Hannah Stubblefield is a graduate student at the University of Illinois pursuing a degree in Library/Information Science. My name is Hannah, and I am a graduate student in Library and Information science, concentrating in Archives and Special Collections at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. My affinity for working with archival…

In Memoriam: Paul Carter Harrison

In Memoriam: Paul Carter Harrison Theophus ‘Thee’ Smith is a Professor Emeritus in the Emory University Department of Religion. He is the author of Conjuring Culture: Biblical Formations of Black America (Oxford, 1994), and co-editor with Mark Wallace (Swarthmore) of Curing Violence: Essays on René Girard, (Polebridge, 1994). “To get somewhere with the matter at…

Black Women Building Their Own Archives, A Practice

Monet Lewis-Timmons is an English PhD candidate at the University of Delaware and an alumna of Emory University (℅ 2018) where she double majored in English and African American Studies. Her dissertation research focuses on the genealogical lifecycle of Black women’s archives through Alice Dunbar-Nelson’s personal papers. This semester she is interning at the Rose…

Now open on Level 2, “…so many horrors…”

A pop-up exhibit on Bram Stoker materials, a significant new acquisition by Rose Library, highlights the first edition of Dracula. Recently arrived in Rose Library, the John Moore Bram Stoker materials is comprised of approximately 1200 books, playbills, photographs, correspondence and more. John Moore, a collector in Dublin, Ireland spent 50 years tracking down inscribed books…

Horror Fiction at the Rose

Willie Lieberman is a fourth-year student in the History honors program specializing in European Studies Frankenstein, Dracula, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde… Some of the most recognizable characters in literature come from the horror fiction genre. Horror fiction is one of the oldest literary genres, with the vampires, demons, werewolves, ghosts, and more being products…

LGBT History Month at the Rose

Willie Lieberman is a fourth-year student in the History honors program specializing in European Studies Every October, countless individuals across the globe gather to celebrate love. LGBT History Month is a time for both joy and commemoration. It’s a time to toast to how far activism has come while remembering all the sacrifices made and…

Sherlock and Arthur Conan Doyle

Willie Lieberman is a fourth-year student in the History honors program specializing in European Studies.  Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1950) was a prolific writer who spearheaded the crime fiction genre with his iconic character Sherlock Holmes. The British author and physician created captivating universes and complex characters in his four novels and over fifty poems…