James Terry White Award (HISTORICAL)

About the James Terry White Award To be given for notable published professional writing. Established in 1937 in memorial to J.T. White's grandfather.

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Award and Frequency

A medal

This award is not currently being given out.


The award be restricted to members of the American Library Association actively engaged in library work, wih preferential consideration being given to younger librarians.

Contact Information

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Selection Criteria

The award be not divided between two projects, but may be shared by two or more librarians responsible for the same project.


The award will be given at the annual conference for the period closing at the time of the second preceding annual conference.