given by the Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference (MARAC)
DEADLINE: July 31, 2011
Presented by the MARAC Arline Custer Memorial Award
this award honors the memory of Arline Custer (1909-1975), MARAC member and
editor of the National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections.
The Arline Custer Memorial Award recognizes the best books and articles
written or compiled by individuals and institutions in the MARAC region –
the District of Columbia, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York,
Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia.
Works under consideration include, but are not limited to, monographs,
popular narratives, reference works and exhibition catalogs using archival
Individuals or institutions may submit up to two works published between *July
2010* and *June 2011*.
Works must be relevant to the general public as well as the archival
community. They also should be original and well-researched using available
sources. In addition, they should be clearly presented, well-written and
organized. Visual materials, if used, should be appropriate to the text.
Preference will be given to works by archivists.
Up to two awards may be given, with a maximum value of $200.00 for books and
$100.00 for articles. The 2011 awards will be announced at the Fall 2011
Conference in Bethlehem, PA.
*How to submit an entry*
Please send two copies of each submission with a letter of nomination to the
Chair of the Arline Custer Memorial Award Committee:
Arline Custer Award
136 Irving Street
Cambridge, MA 02138-1996
*Entries must be received by July 31, 2011
*Custer Award: http://www.marac.info/mc/page.do?sitePageId=93998*