Adam Matthew and The British Association for American Studies Launch New Essay Competition

10 November 2015



Adam Matthew are pleased to announce a new essay competition in partnership with the leading association on American Studies in the UK, the British Association of American Studies (BAAS). The essay competition is aimed at postgraduate students, early career researchers and independent researchers in the field of North American history.

The prize consists of £500 and one year’s access to an Adam Matthew digital primary source collection of the winner’s choice.

Essays should be between 3000 and 5000 words in length and relate to a topic covered by any one of Adam Matthew’s North American collections. The deadline for applications is Friday 11th December 2015 and applicants must be members of the BAAS to be eligible. The winner will be announced at the 2016 BAAS/IAAS Annual Conference.

For more information including guidelines and submission, please visit

NB: Applications should not be submitted to Adam Matthew.