Recipients of the Amtmann Fellowship

2023: Manuel Medrano (Harvard University) for his project, “Book History beyond the Page: An Andean Khipu in the McGill University Library.”

2020: Geoffrey Little (Associate University Librarian, Concordia University) for his project “What Did John Buchan Read?” which will study the contents of John Buchan’s personal library and attempt, as Little writes, “to retrieve and re-create the many versions of Buchan reflected and refracted in its contents.”

2017: Sarah de Bogui (Université d’Orléans) for her project “Le manuscrit du « Journal de Murray » : entre témoignage historique et histoire individuelle à Québec sous le Régime militaire (1760-1764),” which  examines a compilation of historical documents known as “Le Journal de Murray” held at the Université de Montréal.

2014: Dr. Scott J. Gwara (University of South Carolina) for his project, ‘Medieval Books in the Dominion of Canada, ca 1840-1907’ which will examine a collection of twenty-two manuscripts held in collections at the University of King’s College, Halifax, the University of Toronto, and at McGill University

2011: Elizabeth Hanson (Indiana University) for her research project ‘Mary J. Black, the Fort William Public Library, and the Early Twentieth Century Canadian Book Trade’

2007: Isabelle Robitaille (Bibliothèque et archives nationales du Québec) for a provenance study of the library of Montreal lawyer and book collector Frederick Griffin (1798-1877)

2004: Frédéric Brisson (Université de Sherbrooke)for a study of the impact of the Hachette bookstore on the book trade in Québec

1995: Peter Mitham (Independent Scholar) for the first comprehensive annotated descriptive bibliography of Robert Service

1992: Bertram MacDonald (Dalhousie University) for a study of the Nova Scotia pioneer bookseller and publisher James Dawson of Pictou