Call for Award Nominations

The Agricultural History Society seeks nominations for its publication awards through January 8, 2018. To nominate a book, article, or dissertation with a 2017 publication date, please follow the directions below. If you have a question, please email executive secretary Jim Giesen (JGiesen@history.msstate.edu).


Theodore Saloutos Memorial Award for the best book on any aspect (broadly interpreted) of agricultural history in the United States, with a 2017 copyright date. To nominate a book, please send four copies to the Society office (address below) with a brief letter of nomination. (You may email the nomination letter to Jim Giesen.)


Henry A. Wallace Award for the best book on any aspect (broadly interpreted) of agricultural history outside the United States, with a 2017 copyright date. To nominate a book, please send four copies to the Society office (address below) with a letter of nomination. (You may email the nomination letter to Jim Giesen.)


Wayne D. Rasmussen Award or the best 2017 article on agricultural history (broadly defined) not published in Agricultural History. To nominate an article, please e-mail a .pdf copy to Jim Giesen with a letter of nomination. If you must send a hard copy, please send one to Jim Giesen at the Society office (address below).


Gilbert C. Fite Dissertation Award for the best dissertation on agricultural history defended in 2017. To nominate a dissertation, please e-mail a .pdf copy to Jim Giesen with a letter of nomination. If you must send a hard copy, please send four copies to Jim Giesen at the Society office (address below).


All nominations must be received in the Society office by January 8, 2018.


Send electronic nominations to: JGiesen@history.msstate.edu


Send books to:
James C. Giesen
History Department
P.O. Box H / Allen 214
Mississippi State, MS 39762