Society of American Archivists 
Philip M. Hamer and Elizabeth Hamer Kegan Award

The Philip M. Hamer and Elizabeth Hamer Kegan Award Subcommittee of the Society of American Archivists (SAA) seeks nominations for the 2020 award.

This Philip M. Hamer and Elizabeth Hamer Kegan Award recognizes an archivist, editor, group of individuals, or institution that has increased public awareness of a specific body of documents (which can be a specific archival collection or thematic aggregation) through compilation, transcription, exhibition, or public presentation of archives or manuscript materials for educational, instructional, or other public purpose. Work that has had an impact on a local, regional, national, and/or international level is welcomed.

Recent winners include:

·  2019:  Dickinson College Archives and Special Collections for Carlisle Indian School Digital Resource Center

·  2015: The Legacy Center, Drexel University College of Medicine, for Doctor or Doctress?

·  2012: Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota for Digitizing Immigrant Letters


Eligibility:

Individual archivists and editors, groups of individuals, organizations. This award is open to nominees within and outside of the United States, and is not limited to SAA members.

Prize:

A certificate and a cash prize of $500.


Application Deadline:

All nominations shall be submitted to SAA by February 28 of each year. 


For more information on this award, including the nomination form, please go to http://www2.archivists.org/governance/handbook/section12-hamer

For more information on SAA awards and the nominations process, please go to https://www2.archivists.org/aboutsaa/awardsandscholarships


Elise Reynolds

Hamer Kegan Award Subcommitte, SAA Awards Committee

 

 

 

 

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