Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Edward M. Kennedy Prize Records, 2012-2013

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1703
Bib ID 10607937 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Columbia University. Libraries
Title Edward M. Kennedy Prize Records, 2012-2013
Physical Description .5 linear feet (1 document box)
Language(s) English .

This collection is located off-site.

This collection has no restrictions.



This collection is arranged in one series. Material is arranged chronologically by prize year.



The Edward M. Kennedy Prize records are records related to the adminstration of the prize. These include administrative material such as nomination forms and correspondence, as well as the finalists' and winning submissions.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located off-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Name of Collection; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.


Additional material is expected annually

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Papers processed ceh 01/02/2014.

Finding aid written ceh 01/02/2014.

Revision Description

2014-01-03 xml document instance created by Carrie Hintz

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Heading "CUL Archives:"
"CUL Collections:"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
Scripts (documents) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID


Heading "CUL Archives:"
"CUL Collections:"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
American drama Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Drama Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Kushner, Tony Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
O'Brien, Dan Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Schenkkan, Robert, 1953- Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United States -- History -- Drama Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

The Edward M. Kennedy Prize is given annually to a new play or musical inspired by American history.

The prize, which is given by Columbia University Libraries under the oversight of an independent board of governors, was established by Ambassador Jean Kennedy Smith along with playwright Tony Kushner. Each year a group of twenty nominators, all drama and theatre professionals from across the United States, submit nominations to a panel of judges who determine the winning submission or submissions. The prize is announced annuall on February 22, the anniversary of senator Edward M. Kennedy's birth.

The Edward M. Kennedy Prize was established to honor Senator Ted Kennedy's love of American history and the Kennedy family's commitment to supporting arts and culture in the United States.