Butterfield Award Committee

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2017 Lyman H. Butterfield Award Nominations
The Lyman H. Butterfield Award committee solicits nominations for a recipient of the award in 2017. This award is presented annually by the Association for Documentary editing to an individual, editorial project, or institution for notable contributions in the areas of documentary publication, teaching, or service.

Nominations should be made by letter. Supporting letters from members of the Association are encouraged. All materials should reach the committee chair by 28 April 2017 sent by e-mail (rcbruns@verizon.net).


The Committee is responsible for selecting the recipient of the Lyman H. Butterfield Award, presented annually to an individual, project, or institution for recent contributions in the areas of documentary publication, teaching, and service. The award is granted in memoriam of Lyman Henry Butterfield, whose editing career included contributions to The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, the editing of the Adams Family Papers, and publishing The Letters of Benjamin Rush.


Roger Bruns, chair (rcbruns@verizon.net)
Tim Connelly
Adrina Garbooshian-Huggins
Rachel Love Monroy
Barbara Oberg

Current Charge

Selecting the 2017 recipient of the award.


The Committee consults by mail, telephone and e-mail.

Previous award recipients.