Society of American Historians

Established: 1939. Affiliate since May 1993. Membership: 250. Annual dues: $50.

Website: http://sah.columbia.edu/

Statement of Purpose: To promote literary distinction in historical writing by awarding the annual Francis Parkman Prize for the best book in American history (book copyright in the previous year); in odd-numbered years the biennial James Fenimore Cooper Prize for the best historical novel (book copyright in the previous two years); the annual Allan Nevins Prize for the best-written dissertation; and the annual Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. Award for Distinguished Writing in American History of enduring Public Significance. The submission due date for the Cooper, Parkman, and Nevins prizes is January 31.

Annual Meeting: May; annual breakfast concurrently with OAH meeting

Address
Society of American Historians
Columbia Univ.
603 Fayerweather, MC 2538
New York, NY 10027
Phone: 215.854.6495

Primary Contact: Ene Sirvet, Admin. Sec'y

Officers

President
Patricia Nelson Limerick
Univ. of Colorado, Boulder
E-mail: pnl@centerwest.org

Vice President
David W. Blight
Yale Univ.
E-mail: david.blight@yale.edu

Executive Secretary
Andie Tucher
Columbia Univ.
E-mail: ajt21@columbia.edu

Administrative Secretary
Ene Sirvet
Society of American Historians
E-mail: es28@columbia.edu