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Society for History in the Federal Government Invites Nominations for the 2016 John Wesley Powell Prize (Historic Preservation Projects)

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Society for History in the Federal Government Invites Nominations for the 2016 John Wesley Powell Prize (Historic Preservation Projects)

Announcement published by Virginia Parks on Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Type: Prize

Date: November 30, 2015

Location: United States

SHFG Annual Awards

Each year the Society for History in the Federal Government awards six prizes for various types of historical publications and work furthering the understanding and history of the federal government:

•  Henry Adams and George Pendleton Prizes (Books)

•  James Madison and Charles Thomson Prizes (Articles or Essays)

•  Thomas Jefferson Prize (Documentary Edition or Research Aid)

•  John Wesley Powell Prize (Historic Preservation or Historical Display)

The Federalist newsletter, Summer 2015

SHFG’s summer 2015 issue of The Federalist newsletter has been sent to SHFG members. It explores the work of historians, archivists, curators, and others working in agencies of the federal government, as well as historians and public historians in nonfederal work.

 

This issues contains

•  A summary of the SHFG conference, April 2015

•  Prize winners for books, articles, and Historic Preservation and Historical Display Projects

•  Profile of U.S. Section, International Boundary and Water Commission’s historical work

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