26 October 2016

Nominations Now Being Accepted -- Award for Excellence: Genealogy and Family History Book (NGS)

Nominations Now Being Accepted -- Award for Excellence: Genealogy and Family History Book

This post starts a periodic series where we, at NGS, highlight the various competitions (15 December deadline) and awards (31 January) where nominations are sought in order to recognize excellence. The winners will be announced at the annual NGS Family History Conference, 10-13 May 2017.

First up is the Award for Excellence: Genealogy and Family History Book

Deadline for Submissions—15 December Annually

Presented to an individual or nonprofit organization for a specific, significant single contribution in the form of a family genealogy or family history book published during the past three years that serves to foster scholarship and/or otherwise advances or promotes excellence in genealogy.

·         Published during the past three years
·         Nominees need not be members of NGS

Nomination for Award for Excellence: Genealogy and Family History Book

Nomination Form (PDF 139KB)
The nomination form must be accompanied by four copies of the publication. One copy of your publication will be donated to the NGS Book Loan Collection at St. Louis (Missouri) County Library, and the other three will be retained by the reviewers.

Mail the nomination form and publications to:
NGS Genealogical Writing Competitions
National Genealogical Society
3108 Columbia Pike, Suite 300
Arlington, Virginia 22204-4370 USA

E-mail contact information is required for all submissions.
Questions? Contact the NGS Awards Chair at [email protected]

Nominate your own or someone else’s publications that meet the stated criteria.  NGS membership is NOT required!  Please let those who have published a possibly qualifying book, in the last three years, know about this award!

What Genealogy or Family History Book Would You Like to See Nominated?

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