Georgia Historical Society recognizes achievement in the field of public
history by Affiliate Chapter members of the Georgia Historical Society with the
Roger K. Warlick Local History Achievement Awards. Named after former GHS
president Roger K. Warlick, the award honors the efforts of Affiliate Chapters
that go above and beyond in the field of public history. Submissions are accepted beginning January 1
and are accepted through the end of February. Recipients of the Roger K.
Warlick Local History Achievement Awards will be notified in April.
The Georgia Historical Society
accepts nominations from its Affiliate Chapters in the following areas:
- Programs: This category includes any
public educational program or programming for specific audiences. Submissions
may include one-time or recurring programs. Acceptable formats include, but are
not limited to, lectures, in-school presentations, living history performances,
and media projects (videos, audio programs, and television programs).
- Exhibits: This category includes
temporary, permanent, or traveling exhibits. Nominations should include
information regarding any supporting programming and/or media projects related
to the exhibition.
- Special Projects: This category includes projects
that do not fall under the programming or exhibits categories. Acceptable
nominations include, but are not limited to, submissions for archival
excellence (records, artifacts, facilities, development, etc.), media projects
that do not fit under the programming or exhibits categories, and publications
that do not fit the breadth and scope of the requirements for the Georgia Historical Society
Chapters may only submit one application per category.
nominating parties must be active members of the Georgia Historical Society’s
Affiliate Chapter Program. To join the Affiliate Chapter Program, please click here.
nominations must be for a completed project and must not be more than two years
old at the date of submission.
Georgia Historical Society has the right to forgo giving an award in any
Georgia Historical Society reserves the right to move applications into a
different category if the Society sees that the nomination is a better fit