Genealogical Publishing Company Award (HISTORICAL) (HISTORICAL)

About the Genealogical Publishing Company Award (HISTORICAL) This award recognizes professional achievement by a librarian, library or publisher in historical reference and research librarianship.

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Award and Frequency

This award presents a citation and $1,500 cash.

This award is not currently being given out.


The recipient must be a RUSA member and shall be selected for exceptional accomplishment in one or more of the following areas: bibliography, book reviewing, indexing, professional association leadership and/or programs and training.

Application Instructions

To nominate a deserving History Section member, download and complete the nomination form, and follow the submission instructions therein. Nominated individuals who do not receive the award will automatically be reconsidered for the following year’s nomination process.

Questions should be directed to the committee chair via phone or e-mail.

Contact Information

Leighann Wood (Staff Liaison, October 9, 2017, to January 1, 2030) -
Work Phone: (312) 280-5867
Public Library Association (PLA)
40 E Huron St
Chicago, IL 60611-2788

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