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Library Prizes

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May 28, 2024
The library recognizes the 2024 best student essays with the Kaplan Prize, Applebaum Award, Map Prize, and Department of History Prizes.
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April 2, 2024
Yale College seniors can win prize money and publication for senior essays or projects based on research in Yale Library’s special collections.
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June 26, 2023
Three Kaplan Senior Essay Prizes awarded for essays based on research in special collections.
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June 12, 2023
Two prizewinning seniors illustrated their senior essays with maps they made themselves in support of their topic and thesis.
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May 31, 2023
Accessing the library’s extensive collection of government materials, Sopie E. Edelstein ’23 wrote her winning essay about mental health care for the elderly in early 20th-century America.
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May 26, 2023
Faculty awards prizes to three Yale College seniors and a doctoral candidate for studies of American and Western American history and culture.
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April 24, 2023
Submit by May 1 and May 10 to win library prizes for oustanding senior essays based on research in Yale Library’s special collections.