2011 Book Prize Call for Submissions

The Center for Historic Preservation at The University of Mary Washington seeks nominations for its 2011 Historic Preservation Book Prize.  Established by the Center in 1988, the Historic Preservation Book Prize is awarded annually by a jury of preservation professionals to the book deemed to have made the most significant contribution to the field of historic preservation in the United States.  In making its selection, the jury focuses on books, which break new ground or contribute to the intellectual vitality of the preservation movement.  Entries may come from any of the disciplines that relate to the theory or practice of historic preservation.  Nominations may be made by any source.

In order for a book to be eligible for the 2011 Historic Preservation Book Prize, it must be first available in the United States between January 1, and December 31, 2010. Letters of nomination and six (6) copies of the nominated book must be postmarked by January 3, 2011, and sent to:

Andrea Livi Smith, Book Prize Chair
Center for Historic Preservation
University of Mary Washington
1301 College Avenue, Combs 134
Fredericksburg, VA 22401-5300

Announcement of the book selected for the 2011 Historic Preservation Book Prize will be made during Preservation Week in May 2011. The author will receive a check in the amount of $500.00 and will be invited to deliver a lecture at The University of Mary Washington.  Both the author and the publisher will receive certificates in recognition of the award. Please visit our Book Prize page for more detailed information and a listing of previous award recipients.

N.B.:  Second and later editions of previously published texts will not be considered for the Book Prize unless substantial revisions to the book’s contents have occurred.  Publishers are urged to contact the Center if they have any questions regarding this stipulation.

Andrea Livi Smith, Book Prize Chair

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