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Call for Nominations: Powell Prize 2015 - Society for History in the Federal Government

The John Wesley Powell Prize commemorates the explorer and federal administrator whose work demonstrated early recognition of the importance of historic preservation and historical display. The Powell Prize alternates annually in recognizing excellence in the fields of historic preservation and historical displays. In 2015, the prize will be awarded to either an individual or to principal collaborators for a single major historical display or exhibit project completed in 2013 or 2014. The award for historical display is given for any form of interpretive historical presentation including, but not limited to, museum exhibits, historical films, CD/DVDs, websites, or multi-media displays. The winner will be announced in the spring of 2015 at the annual meeting of the SHFG. Deadline for nominations is November 30, 2014.

Eligible Entrants
Any agency or unit of the federal government
Nongovernmental organizations, including federal contractors, for eligible activities on behalf of a unit of the federal government
Members of the Society for History in the Federal Government

See website for evaluation criteria and submission requirements.

Posted: August 20, 2014
Tagged: Awards and Prizes