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  • Treasurer’s Report & Awards

Annual Report of the Treasurer

Alabama Historical Association

January 1–December 31, 2016

Valerie Pope Burnes, Treasurer

Receipts:
Alabama Review $8,549.28
Annual Meeting, 2016 26,915.00
Donations 900.00
Historical Markers 49,157.50
Interest 108.77
Membership Dues 33,065.00
Pilgrimage, 2016 3,495.00
Tourism Grant 51,170.00
Total Receipts: $173,360.05
Disbursements:
Administrative/Operating Expenses
  Accounting and Bookkeeping $4,030.58
  Honorarium to Admin. Office 7,000.00
  Bank Charges 123.50
  Books for Sponsors/Patrons 286.00
  Constant Contact 353.50
  Letterhead 934.77
  Renewal Letters 585.15
  Quickbooks 550.40
  Web Servicing 119.88
Subtotal Admin/Operating Expenses $13,983.78
Alabama Review
  Honorarium to Editorial Office $10,000.00
  Printing/Postage 16,887.63
  Misc. 36.26
Subtotal Alabama Review $26,923.89
Newsletter
  Printing/Postage $7,250.93
Subtotal Newsletter $7,250.93
Awards/Projects
  Coley Award $500.00
  Eagle Scout Project 100.00
  Milo Howard Award 200.00
  Wiki Award 100.00
  Historical Markers 54,490.00
  Marker Reimbursement Program 1,150.00
  Board of Directors Meeting 990.58
Presbyterian Home (Pass-through) 1,740.00
  Annual Meeting 27,314.15
  Pilgrimage 2,337.17
Subtotal Awards/Projects $88,291.90
Total Disbursements $136,450.50

FUND BALANCES AS OF DECEMBER 31, 2016

Unrestricted Funds
  Checking Account $84,913.91
Total Unrestricted Funds $84,913.91
Restricted Funds
  CDs/Investment Account $106,921.49
  Historical Markers 6,560.00
  Money Market 74,075.93
  Tourism Grant (separate checking acct.) 51,170.00
Total Restricted Funds $238,727.42
Total Assets $323,641.33

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Awards of The Alabama Historical Association

presented at the annual meeting in Auburn, April 20–22, 2017

The Alabama Historical Association Historical Museum Award

(Large Museum): Museum of Alabama, Alabama Department of Archives and History

(Small Museum): Etowah Heritage Museum

The Clinton Jackson and Evelyn Coley Research Grant

Anna Hrom, Duke University

The Virginia Van der Veer Hamilton Award

Mary Ann Neeley, Montgomery

The James F. Sulzby Jr. Book Award

Christopher D. Haveman, Rivers of Sand: Creek Indian Emigration, Relocation, and Ethnic Cleansing in the American South (University of Nebraska Press, 2016) [End Page 287]

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Alabama Historical Association

Founded 1947

The Alabama Historical Association sponsors seven awards:

The James Ray Kuykendall Local Historical Society Award honors a local historical society in Alabama for outstanding achievement and significant contribution to a greater appreciation of the history of the community and state. The award is made in even-numbered years.

The James F. Sulzby Jr. Book Award recognizes the most important book that has contributed to greater knowledge and appreciation of Alabama history published in a two-year period. The award is made in odd-numbered years.

The Milo B. Howard Jr. Award recognizes the outstanding article published in The Alabama Review in a two-year period. The award is made in even-numbered years.

The Clinton Jackson Coley Award recognizes excellence in a publication in Alabama history, primarily local in emphasis, in a two-year period. The award is made in even-numbered years.

The Virginia V. Hamilton Award recognizes the person or group who has most encouraged communication between professional and nonprofessional historical interests in the state in a two-year period. The award is made in odd-numbered years.

The Clinton Jackson and Evelyn Coley Research Grant supports student research in Alabama history. The award is made in odd-numbered years.

The Rucker Agee Service Award recognizes an individual who has made extraordinary contributions toward fostering knowledge and appreciation of Alabama history by promoting the mission of the Alabama Historical Association. The award is presented on an occasional basis as merited.

The Association does not...

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