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Book collecting contests

Jan 26, 2010

To foster the love of books, The Rare Book & Manuscript Library of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign holds annual book collecting contests. The competition, co-sponsored by the University Library and The No. 44 Society , includes separate judging and prizes for undergraduate (Fletcher Award) and graduate (Baldwin Prize) student collections.  First prize for each category is $1000. All contestants receive a student membership in the Friends of the University of Illinois Library.  The annual contest takes place during the spring semester and is open to all registered University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign undergraduates and graduates. Entries will be taken beginning January 19, 2010.

Rules for entry:  http://www.library.illinois.edu/rbx/CollectingContest.htm

Deadline:  April 2, 2010.