Call for Nominations: 2012 SAA Waldo Gifford Leland Award
Please help us to recognize the best in our profession!
Have 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
deadline for nominations is February 28, 2012.
The 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.)
Established 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 National Archives.