Awarded by the American Historical Association (1896-1930 and 1936-1938)
The Justin Winsor Prize was the first prize established by the American Historical Association. Initially awarded in 1896, it was offered annually thereafter until 1906 and then biennially until 1930, when it was discontinued. The Winsor Prize was revived in 1936 only to be cancelled in 1938. Justin Winsor Prize websiteNo award made 1897-1899 and in 1905
This award is distinct from the annual Justin Winsor Prize given since 1979 by the American Library Association for the best essay on library history.