Published in this last year? Submit your publication for MARAC's award.

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June 30, 2015
United States
Subject Fields: 
Archival Science, Library and Information Science

If you had a work published between July 2014 and June 2015 in the MARAC region, submit your book or article for the Arline Custer Memorial Award.


DEADLINE:  July 31, 2015


Arline Custer Memorial Award

Presented by the MARAC Arline Custer Memorial Award Committee, this award honors the memory of Arline Custer (1909-1975), MARAC member and editor of the National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections.



The Arline Custer Memorial Award recognizes the best books and articles written or compiled by individuals and institutions in the MARAC region – the District of Columbia, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia.


Works under consideration include, but are not limited to, monographs, popular narratives, reference works and exhibition catalogs using archival sources.


Individuals or institutions may submit up to two works published between July 2014 and June 2015.



Works must be relevant to the general public as well as the archival community. They also should be original and well-researched using available sources. In addition, they should be clearly presented, well-written and organized. Visual materials, if used, should be appropriate to the text.


Preference will be given to works by archivists.



Up to two awards may be given, with a maximum value of $200.00 for books and $100.00 for articles. The 2015 awards will be announced at the Fall 2015 Conference in

Roanoke, Virginia.


How to submit an entry 

Please send two copies of each submission with a letter of nomination to the Senior Co-chair of the Arline Custer Memorial Award Committee:


Tammy L. Hamilton

Hershey Community Archives

63 West Chocolate Avenue

Hershey, PA 17033



Entries must be received by July 31, 2015.

Awarded by the Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference (MARAC)

Contact Info: 

Tammy L. Hamilton

Hershey Community Archives

63 West Chocolate Avenue

Hershey, PA 17033