01/20/2016 12:00 am
SAA has asked NAGARA to help them recognize the best in the profession!
you read a great new book about archives? Seen an exceptional new
finding aid? Encountered a new documentary publication that is head and
shoulders above the rest? Has a new web publication really stood out to
If you have, please consider nominating it for the Society
of American Archivists Waldo Gifford Leland Award. Nomination forms, a
list of previous winners, and more information are at http://www2.archivists.org/governance/handbook/section12-leland. The deadline for nominations is February 28, 2016.
annual Leland Award – a cash prize and certificate – recognizes
“writing of superior excellence and usefulness in the field of archival
history, theory, and practice.”
(Please note that periodicals are not eligible.)
in 1959, this award honors American archival pioneer Waldo Gifford
Leland (1879-1966), president of the Society of American Archivists in
the1940s and one of the driving forces behind the founding of the