The Mississippi Historical Society seeks submissions for its 2014 Franklin L. Riley Prize. The prize is awarded for a dissertation on a topic in Mississippi history or biography, completed during 2012 or 2013.
Dissertations will be judged on originality of concept, design, and methodology; compilation and effective use of evidence; clarity and precision of style; and significance of the work’s contribution toward an understanding of Mississippi history.
The winner will be selected by the Mississippi Historical Society Riley Prize Committee.
Four copies should be submitted by December 3, 2013, to the following address: Mississippi Historical Society, Moore Prize, P. O. Box 571, Jackson, MS 39205-0571.
Prize winners will be notified shortly before the March 2014 annual meeting of the Mississippi Historical Society. There is a cash prize of $500.
Mississippi Historical Society
PO Box 571
Jackson, MS 39205
(601)576-6545 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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