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Awards and Contests

(From left) Jevan Yu, Michael Kahan, Nova Meurice, and Julia Milani. Yu and Milani are recipients of the 2022 Beyers Prize for Excellence in Historical Writing. Kahan and Meurice are recipients of the 2022 Susan W. Schofield Oral History Award. Image credit: Sunny Scott.

The Karen Bartholomew Award was established in 2005 to recognize significant and distinguished volunteer service to the Stanford Historical Society (SHS) over a number of years.

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The Stanford Historical Society Beyers Prize for Excellence in Historical Writing aims to increase awareness of the University’s history through the use of the University Archives and other sources.

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The purpose of the Susan W. Schofield Oral History Award is to encourage oral history at Stanford University, to strengthen the collections of the Stanford Historical Society (SHS) and the Stanford Libraries, and to recognize excellent quality in oral history work.