Western Historical Quarterly Utah State University
0740 Old Main Hill
Logan, UT 84322-0740
WHA Mission Statement
The Western History Association strives to be a congenial home for the study and teaching of all aspects of North American Wests, frontiers, homelands, and borderlands. Our mission is to cultivate the broadest appreciation of this diverse history.
NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
Anne M. Butler
4 Dec 1938 -- 10 Nov 2014
The staff of the Western Historical Quarterly is saddened to learn of the death of our friend and colleague, former editor of the WHQ and USU Distinguished Trustee Professor Emerita, Anne M. Butler. We will publish a memorial celebrating her life and legacy in an upcoming issue of the WHQ. Anne's own obituary can be found here.
WHQ Prizewinning Articles
The Western Writers of America has recognized two WHQ articles as Finalists for the 2015 WWA Spur Award for Best Western Short Nonfiction:
“The American West in the Age of Vulnerability,” by Donald Worster (WHQ Spring 2014)
“Finding the American West in Twenty-First Century Italy,” by Renee M. Laegreid (WHQ Winter 2014)
Winner of the 2015 Spur Award for Best Western Short Nonfiction is the Western History Association’s past president Richard W. Etulain for an essay in Montana The Magazine of Western History.
Since 1953 the WWA Spur Awards have honored the best in Western fiction, nonfiction, song lyrics, poetry, and film scripting. For a complete list of award winners see http://westernwriters.org/winners/. The Spur Awards Luncheon will be held on 26 June 2015 at the WWA Conference in Lubbock, TX.
More information on the Western Historical Quarterly’s track record of publishing award-winning scholarship can be found at https://www.usu.edu/whq/htm/about/prize-winning-articles/