UTAH DIVISION OF STATE HISTORY AND UTAH STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY AWARDS

The Utah Division of State History and Utah State Historical Society have a long tradition of awarding special citations for
scholarship and extraordinary contributions to Utah’s history or an allied field.

Winners will be announced on Sept. 25th at 2pm.  Watch here. https://youtu.be/B2pqAUUIJeM

Awards may be as follows:

2020 Best Book Awards

Juanita Brooks Best Book in Utah history:

Sondra G. Jones

Being and Becoming Ute: The Story of an American Indian People, published by the University of Utah Press

Citation reads, “for the best book on Utahhistory published during [the preceding year].” The award is funded by the Smith-Pettit Foundation. The award  winner is selected by a committee appointed by the Chair of the Board of State History.

Finalist for Best Book in Utah History:

Dr. Kenneth W. Baldridge
Civilian Conservation Corps in Utah, 1933-1942: Remembering Nine Years of Achievement, published by the University of Utah Press

Citation reads, “finalist for the best book on Utah History published during [the preceding year].” The award is funded by the Smith-Pettit Foundation. The award winner is selected by a committee appointed by the Chair of the Board of State History.