The Arizona Historical Convention invites proposals for papers on any
aspect of Arizona history for presentation at the Arizona Historical
Convention's forty-first annual meeting, which will be held in Yuma. We
encourage proposals for complete sessions on a related topic as well as
BARRY M. GOLDWATER AWARD
A panel of judges will award a prize of $500 to the best convention paper.
All accepted papers (except those by college students - see Collegiate
Award) are eligible.
A $500 prize goes to the best paper by a college or junior college student
(graduate or undergraduate). Indicate the advising professor and
institution on the proposal and completed paper.
DON BUFKIN PRIZE
The $200 prize will be awarded for the best paper dealing with the
territorial period of Arizona history. Papers dealing with Arizona,
geography, broadly defined, or cartography are particularly encouraged.
Anyone wishing to contribute to this memorial can send a check, made out to
the Arizona Historical Convention, Inc., to Chairman William C. Porter, 820
E. Beale Street, Kingman, AZ 86401.
All proposals must be submitted by 1 November 1999, to Bruce J. Dinges, c/o Arizona Historical Society, 949 E. Second Street, Tucson, AZ, 85719.
Following notification of acceptance, presenters wishing to be considered
for a prize must submit a completed paper of no more than twelve
double-spaced, typed papers (exclusive of notes) to Bruce Dinges by 15
February 2000. Papers not being submitted for a prize must be in hand no
later that 15 March 2000. Only one proposal per author. Include name,
address, and phone number, along with a title of presentation and one page
Presentation length will be strictly limited to twenty minutes maximum.
Information on meals, tours, and lodging will be mailed in late February,
2000. For more information, please contact Dr. Dinges at the Society, 949
E. Second Street, Tucson, AZ 85719, (520) 628-5774.
Bruce J. Dinges
Arizona Historical Society
949 E. Second Street
Tucson, AZ 85719
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