2012 Winners of the National Collegiate Book Collecting Contest
Thank you to all who submitted applications. Once again, we were impressed with the thoughtful collections.
Without further ado, the 2012 Winners of the National Collegiate Book Collecting Contest are:
First Prize: Jordan Haug, University of California San Diego, Mormon Fundamentalism & Polygamy
Second Prize: Jessica Anne Kahan, University of Michigan, Romance Novels in DJ, 1925-1935
Third Prize: Andrew Ferguson, University of Virginia, Bibliography & Puzzle of R.A. Lafferty
Essay Prize: Kevin Baggot Roberts, Johns Hopkins University, Cheap Thrills: Sex in American Publishing, 1924-1970
Congratulations! The Awards Ceremony will be held at the Library of Congress on October 19th at 5:30pm. Earle Havens of JHU's Sheridan Libraries will give an illustrated lecture entitled "Caveat Emptor!: How to Build the World's Most Comprehensive Rare Book and Manuscript Collection of Literary and Historical Forgery".