KEMPER AND LEILA WILLIAMS PRIZE IN LOUISIANA HISTORY
The Williams Prize, offered annually by The Historic New Orleans Collection and the Louisiana Historical Association since 1974, recognizes excellence in research and writing on Louisiana. The prize, which includes a cash award of $1,500 and a plaque, is awarded each March at the LHA’s annual meeting
The 2012 Winner
On Friday, March 22, 2013, The Historic New Orleans Collection and the Louisiana Historical Association announced the winner of the 2012 Williams Prize: Lawrence N. Powell, The Accidental City: Improvising New Orleans, Harvard University Press, 2012.
The Williams Prize Committee invites nominations of works published in the 2013 calendar year exploring any aspect of Louisiana history and culture, or placing Louisiana subjects in a regional, national, or international context.
• Submit four (4) copies of the nominated work AND four (4) copies of the nomination form (see link at left) to Chair, Williams Prize Committee, THNOC, 533 Royal Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130-2179.
• The deadline for the 2013 Williams Prize is January 15, 2014. The Committee encourages authors and presses to submit works throughout the year as they are published.