Louise Seaman Bechtel Fellowship

The Louise Seaman Bechtel Fellowship is designed to allow qualified children's librarians to spend a month or more reading and studying at the Baldwin Library of the George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville. The Baldwin Library contains a special collection of 85,000 volumes of children's literature published mostly before 1950.
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Year Began: 1993

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Frequency: Annual

Awardess are given $4,000 to support their study and are recognized at the membership meeting during ALA Annual Conference.

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