Harold D Langley Book Prize – Final Call for 2018-2019 Award

Members and friends of the Society are reminded to submit their nominations for the Langley Book Prize no later than 10 August. The prize provides for a financial award of $500 and a Certificate of Award. Books eligible are those (fiction or non-fiction) that deal with any aspect of the history of maritime / naval medicine. Books should be published in English between 2013 and the first half of 2018. The prize will be announced and awarded at our panel meeting in the autumn of 2019.

Please send book title, author, publisher and publish date to the Society Executive Director, thomaslsnyder@gmail.com. A panel of distinguished historians and officers will  then review the candidate books for the selection.

©2018 The Society for the History of Navy Medicine

About thomaslsnyder

Retired urological surgeon and navy reservist. Writing the history of the Navy's first hospital on the U S west coast, at Mare Island, California. Founder and Executive Director, the Society for the History of Navy Medicine. Founder and Coordinator of the Albany Base Hospital No. 33 Society, a military affinity group at Albany Medical College, my alma mater. Past Commander of the San Francisco Commandery of the Naval Order of the United States and founder and past Commander of the Naval Order's "virtual" Continental Commandery. Naval Order Ship's Store manager and Assistant Treasurer General. Member of the Solano County (California) Historical Records Commission.
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