Since 1985, the Lyman H. Butterfield Award has been presented annually to an individual, editorial project, or institution for notable 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.
For a list of previous recipients see https://www.documentaryediting.org/wordpress/?page_id=14
Nominations should be made by email. Supporting letters from members of the Association are encouraged. All materials should reach the committee chair by 15 May 2019, sent by e-mail to:
Butterfield Award Committee
Sue Perdue, Chair