May 30, 2024

SIU Press earns 2024 Illinois State Historical Society awards

Three titles from Southern Illinois University Press recently earned honors at the Illinois State Historical Society’s Best of Illinois History awards.

Two books receiving a certificate of excellence in the Books, Scholarly category were:

The book “Onward to Chicago: Freedom Seekers and the Underground Railroad in Northeastern Illinois” by Larry A. McClellan earned a Superior Achievement Award in Books, Scholarly.

Visit SIU Press for additional information on the publications and the April 20 ceremony. SIU Press has received 10 honors from the Illinois State Historical Society in the past two years.