16 May 2009

Brenda Dougall Merriman wins (US) NGS Award of Excellence

Brenda Dougall Merriman's book United Empire Loyalists, A Guide to Tracing Loyalist Ancestors in Upper Canada (Ontario) is advertised as an essential guide for everyone researching Loyalist heritage.

The US National Genealogical Society at its banquet on 15 May gave Brenda prestigious recognition in the form of an award of excellence for the book.

The award, for Genealogical Methods & Sources, is presented to "an individual or nonprofit organization for a specific, significant single contribution in the form of a book, an article, or a series of articles published during the past three years that discusses genealogical methods and sources and serves to foster scholarship and/or otherwise advances or promotes excellence in genealogy."

Congratulations to Brenda, who is also a blogger.

1 comment:

Janet Iles said...

Thanks John for letting us know that Brenda received this prestigious award.

Congratualtions Brenda.