Society of Southwest Archivists

Call for Nominations - SAA's Hamer Kegan Award 2024

  • 08 Jan 2024 10:44 AM
    Message # 13298341
    Perla Camacho-Cedillo (Administrator)

    Society of American Archivists

    Philip M. Hamer and Elizabeth Hamer Kegan Award

    The Philip M. Hamer and Elizabeth Hamer Kegan Award Subcommittee of the Society of American Archivists (SAA) seeks nominations for the 2024 year award.

    The Philip M. Hamer and Elizabeth Hamer Kegan Award recognizes an archivist, editor, group of individuals, or institution that has increased public awareness of a specific body of documents (which can be a specific archival collection or thematic aggregation) through compilation, transcription, exhibition, or public presentation of archives or manuscript materials for educational, instructional, or other public purpose. Work that has had an impact on a local, regional, national, and/or international level is welcomed.

    Recent winners include:

    • 2023: Dr. William Fliss, Raynor Memorial Libraries, Marquette University
    • 2022: San Diego Air and Space Museum

    • 2021: California State University Japanese American Digitization Project

    • 2020: Laura Wagner, Rubenstein Library, Duke University (Radio Haiti)


    Individual archivists and editors, groups of individuals, organizations. This award is open to nominees within and outside of the United States, and is not limited to SAA members.


    A certificate and a cash prize of $500.

    Application Deadline:

    All nominations shall be submitted to SAA by February 28, 2024

    For more information on this award, including the nomination form, please go to

    For more information on SAA awards and the nominations process, please go to

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