Awards & Winners

Merrill D. Peterson

Date of Birth 31-March-1921
Place of Birth Manhattan
(Riley County, United States of America, Kansas)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as Merrill Daniel Peterson
Profession Author, Editor, Professor
Merrill Daniel Peterson was a history professor at the University of Virginia and the editor of the prestigious Library of America edition of the selected writings of Thomas Jefferson. Peterson wrote several books on Jefferson, including The Jefferson Image in the American Mind, and Thomas Jefferson and the New Nation. Other works include Lincoln in American Memory, John Brown: The Legend Revisited, and most recently Starving Armenians: America and the Armenian Genocide, 1915-1930 and After.

Awards by Merrill D. Peterson

Check all the awards nominated and won by Merrill D. Peterson.


Nominations 1995 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Pulitzer Prize for History Lincoln in American Memory


Bancroft Prize
Honored for : The Jefferson Image in the American Mind