Donald G. Davis Article Award

About the Donald G. Davis Article Award
The Donald G. Davis Article Award is presented by the Library History Round Table of the American Library Association every second year to recognize the best article written in English in the field of United States and Canadian library history including the history of libraries, librarianship, and book culture.

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2012 Winner(s)

Bernadette Lear

The 2012 winner of the Donald G. Davis Article Award presented by the American Library Association (ALA) Library History Round Table (LHRT) is Bernadette Lear. The winning article is “Yankee librarian in the Diamond City: Hannah Packard James, the Osterhout Free Library of Wilkes-Barre, and the public library movement in Pennsylvania,” published in Pennsylvania History: A Journal of Mid-Atlantic Studies, 78, 124-162.