1986: Lyman H. Butterfield Award from the Association for Documentary Editing
The Papers of George Washington received the Lyman H. Butterfield Award from the Association for Documentary Editing for excellence in the publication of documentary editions.
2003: Thomas Jefferson Prize, Society for History in the Federal Government
Assistant Editor Dr. Christine Sternberg Patrick received the Thomas Jefferson Prize from the Society for History in the Federal Government for editing Presidential Series volume 11 (August 1792 – January 1793). Patrick was lauded for “displaying all the qualities as a historian and an editor that make this documentary edition outstanding.”
2005: National Humanities Medal
Papers of George Washington received the National Humanities Medal from President George W. Bush in the Oval Office of the White House. To this day, it remains the only documentary editing project to receive this honor.
2007: Outstanding Academic Title, American Library Association’s Choice Magazine
The American Library Association’s Choice magazine named the Papers of George Washington Digital Edition an Outstanding Academic Title. Choice bestows this honor upon books and electronic sites and resources that provide valuable resources to undergraduates and libraries.