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Book awards: Athenaeum Literary Award

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Works (74)

World of the Middle Ages: A Reorientation of Medieval History by John L. Lamonte1949
The royal play of Macbeth; when, why, and how it was written by Shakespeare by Henry Neill Paul1950
The Literature of the American People: A Historical and Critical Survey by Arthur Hobson Quinn1951
The Philadelphia Story 1752-1952, The Philadelphia Contributionship by Nicholas B. Wainwright1952
The Culmination, 1760-1763 by Lawrence Henry Gipson1953
The Night of the Hunter by Davis Grubb1954
Mr. Secretary Cecil and Queen Elizabeth by Conyers Read1955
From the tablets of Sumer; twenty-five firsts in man's recorded history by Samuel Noah Kramer1956
The Village Beyond by Livingston Biddle Jr.1956
The lion and the throne; the life and times of Sir Edward Coke (1552-1634) by Catherine Drinker Bowen1957
Darwin's Century: Evolution and the Men Who Discovered It by Loren Eiseley1958
An Elephant for Aristotle by L. Sprague de Camp1958
Mainstreams of Modern Art by John Canaday1959
Rosenbach: A Biography by Edwin Wolf1960
Storm the Last Rampart by David Taylor1960
The Stakes of Power, 1845-1877 by Roy F. Nichols1961
Maria by Curtis Bok1962
The Origin of Races by Carleton S. Coon1962
Puritans and Yankees; the Winthrop dynasty of New England, 1630-1717 by Richard S. Dunn1962
The Sumerians: Their History, Culture, and Character by Samuel Noah Kramer1963
God bless the child by Kristin Hunter Lattany1964
Take heed of loving me by Elizabeth Gray Vining1964
The Long Fuse: An Interpretation of the Origins of World War I by Laurence Lafore1965
Design of Cities by Edmund N. Bacon1967
The Fox and the Hound by Daniel P. Mannix1967
The art of Portugal, 1500-1800 by Robert Chester Smith1968
Expatriates and patriots;: American artists, scholars, and writers in Europe by Ernest Penney Earnest1968
The Brandywine tradition by Henry Clarence Pitz1969
The Promise by Chaim Potok1969
The Night Country by Loren Eiseley1971
The Dream and the Deal: The Federal Writers' Project, 1935-1943 by Jerre Mangione1972
The glorious enterprise: the Centennial Exhibition of 1876 and H. J. Schwarzmann, architect-in-chief by John Maass1973
Blue-Collar Journal: A College President's Sabbatical by John Royston Coleman1974
City of independence: Views of Philadelphia before 1800 by Martin P. Snyder1975
Famous and curious cemeteries : a pictorial, historical, and anecdotal view of American and European cemeteries and the famous and infamous people who are buried there by John Francis Marion1977
The moving pageant: A selection of essays by Seymour Adelman1977
Being Seventy: The Measure of a Year by Elizabeth Gray Vining1978
Nurse by Peggy Anderson1978
Rockdale: The Growth of an American Village in the Early Industrial Revolution by Anthony F. C. Wallace1978
Woman of Quality by Jan Westcott1978
Puritan Boston and Quaker Philadelphia by E. Digby Baltzell1979
A Princess in Berlin by Arthur R. G. Solmssen1980
The Chaneysville Incident by David Bradley1981
George Washington's Chinaware by Susan Gray Detweiller1982
The Dentist and the Empress The Adventures of Dr. Tom Evans in Gas-lit Paris by Gerald Carson1983
The Renaissance Hamlet : issues and responses in 1600 by Roland Mushat Frye1984
Chancing It: Why We Take Risks by Ralph Keyes1985
Eisenhower at War, 1943-1945 by David Eisenhower1986
English Romanticism: The Human Context by Marilyn Gaull1988
The Grotto by Coral Lansbury1989
Crested Kimono: Power and Love in the Japanese Business Family by Matthews Masayuki Hamabata1990
The United States of Incompetence by Art Carey1991
The American Pacific : from the old China trade to the present by Arthur P. Dudden1992
A Judge Uncommon: A Life of John Biggs, Jr. by Seymour I. Toll1993
The Anti-Egotist: Kingsley Amis, Man of Letters by Paul Fussell1994
Wings of Morning: The Story of the Last American Bomber Shot Down over Germany in World War II by Thomas Childers1995
Pearl S. Buck: A Cultural Biography by Peter Conn1996
Avatars of the Word: From Papyrus to Cyberspace by James J. O'Donnell1998
Jack Tar: A Sailor's Life : 1750-1910 (Marine Art & Antiques) by J. Welles Henderson1999
Body, Place, and Self in Nineteenth-Century Painting by Susan Sidlauskas2000
Philadelphia Murals and the Stories They Tell by Jane Golden2002
The Man Who Found Time: James Hutton and the Discovery of Earth's Antiquity by Jack Repcheck2003
Historic Houses of Philadelphia : A Tour of the Region's Museum Homes by Roger W. Moss2004
In the Shadow of the Law by Kermit Roosevelt2005
Crusader Nation: The United States in Peace and the Great War, 1898-1920 by David Traxel2006
Finn by Jon Clinch2007
Throes of Democracy: The American Civil War Era 1829-1877 by Walter A. McDougall2008
Plain, Honest Men: The Making of the American Constitution by Richard Beeman2009
If I Loved You, I Would Tell You This: Stories by Robin Black2010
A Glorious Enterprise: The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia and the Making of American Science by Robert McCracken Peck2012
Heft by Liz Moore2012
A Man and His Ship: America's Greatest Naval Architect and His Quest to Build the S.S. United States by Steven Ujifusa2012
The Anatomy of Violence: The Biological Roots of Crime by Adrian Raine2013
The Houses of Louis Kahn by George H. Marcus2013

Award description

Athenaeum Literary Award is an American literary award hosted by the Athenaeum of Philadelphia, a special collections library. It is award to authors who are "bona fide residents of Philadelphia or Pennsylvania living within a radius of 30 miles of City Hall

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