Call for Submissions: 2018 Local History Publication Awards, BGSU Center for Archival Collections

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The Center for Archival Collections at Bowling Green State University Libraries is seeking submissions for its 2018 Local History Publication Awards.  We would appreciate your circulating this information to those who might be interested in participating.   Details are below and also available at


Call for Submissions: 2018 Local History Publication Awards


The Center for Archival Collections is accepting submissions for the Local History Publication Awards. Works published between January 1, 2018 and December 31, 2018 will be accepted.


The Awards Committee will recognize authors for outstanding publications in two divisions. The Academic Scholar Division will include works prepared and submitted by authors who are professional writers or academicians. The Independent Scholar Division will include works prepared and submitted by independent or local researchers, amateurs, and other creative writers who do not claim “history” as a profession. Each Division winner will receive a $300.00 cash award and plaque.


Eligible works must address an historical topic within the nineteen county region of northwest Ohio. Works shall be judged by the Awards Committee on: literary merit, overall significance and contribution to explaining and understanding the history of the region. Consideration also will be given for style and content. Other considerations will include grammar, accuracy, illustrations, layout, indexes, and distribution.


To submit a work, authors should send two copies to the Center for Archival Collections, 5th Floor, Wm. T. Jerome Library, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio 43403, postmarked by February 28, 2019. All works submitted become the property of the CAC. For complete information about the award and submissions, please see Guidelines for Submission. For further information, please contact Nick Pavlik at the CAC at 419-372-7914 or


Thank you!

Nick Pavlik

Chair, Local History Publication Awards Committee


Nicholas A. Pavlik
Curator of Manuscripts

Coordinator of Strategic Digital Partnerships

Center for Archival Collections

Jerome Library, 5thFloor

Bowling Green State University

Bowling Green, OH  43403-0170