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AGL Shaw Summer Research Fellowships

Named for eminent historian the late AGL Shaw AO, these annual Summer Research Fellowships helped honours or postgraduate university students pursue research projects.

Recipients were given access to our collection to undertake in-depth research in their chosen field for four weeks during January or February. We also provided $1200 and space in a private study in the Library, which can be accessed out of hours.

About AGL Shaw

Emeritus Professor Alan George Lewers Shaw AO was professor of history at Monash University from 1964 to 1981. He was associate editor of the New dictionary of national biography from 1994 and published many works, including A history of the Port Phillip districtGipps–La Trobe correspondence, 1839–1846 and Sir George Arthur, 1784–1854.

AGL Shaw was a member of many committees and boards, and was a founding member of the State Library Victoria Foundation.