The American Historical Association
The J. Franklin Jameson Award
In Outstanding Editorial Achievement
Commencing in 1980, this prize is awarded biennially in odd-numbered years for outstanding achievement in the editing of historical sources. The prize is named in honor of J. Franklin Jameson, a founder of the Association and longtime managing editor of the American Historical Review. There is no monetary prize but the winner will receive a certificate in recognition of the award.
1. To be eligible for consideration, works must be of a scholarly, historical nature; review/journal editing is ineligible. Books with an imprint of 2013 or 2014 are eligible for the 2015 award.
2. In addition to sending a copy of each prize entry to members of the selection committee, please complete the Data Collection Form at the link below. One form must be completed for each entry. Fields marked with a blue star are required.
3. One copy of each entry must be received by each of the following committee members. Entries must be postmarked by or on May 15, 2015, to be eligible; late entries will NOT be considered. Entries to Canadian addresses must be sent Delivery Duty Paid.
Contact information for judges and a submission data collection form Please Note: The deadline for submission of entries is May 15, 2015. Entries will not be returned. Recipients will be announced at the January 7-10, 2016, AHA annual meeting in Atlanta, GA.
will be posted by March 30.
IMPORTANT! EACH ENTRY MUST BE CLEARLY LABELED "Jameson Award Entry."
For questions, please contact the Book Prize Administrator, or write to the AHA at the following address (please note that prize entries are not mailed to the AHA; rather, to committee members):
American Historical Association, 400 A St., SE Washington, D.C. 20003-3889