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Archives Research Center General Research Guide: Travel Research Award

Identifying and locating primary sources at the Archives Research Center and Beyond

Archives Research Center Hours

 Semester Research Hours for Summer 2020


Mon. – Thurs. 1pm-5pm
Fri. 1pm-5pm
Sat. Closed
Sun. Closed


*Appointments must be made 24 business hours in advance.



Research Travel Award

Applications Open Fall 2020

The Atlanta University Center (AUC) Woodruff Library periodically offers a research travel award to educators, graduate students, and independent researchers who would benefit from access to the rich and unique historical and cultural holdings in the Archives Research Center. Available for research are rare books and over 150 collections of manuscripts, photographs, and archival records documenting the  African American and African Diaspora experience in a  broad range of subjects including civil rights, race relations, education, literature, visual and performing arts, religion, politics, and social work. Visit to learn more about the Archives Research Center and browse the collections available for research.

Click here for eligibility requirements and to download an application.

The award will be made based on estimated travel expenses not to exceed $1,500. Contact or 404.978.2052 with questions.



Assistant Head, Archives Research Center


Contact or 404.978.2052 for more information of if you have any questions.

Former Travel Award Winners