Campbell Student Book Collection Competition
Honoring book culture in the digital age, the Robert B. and Blanche Campbell Student Book Collection Competition rewards UCLA graduate and undergraduate students who have assembled outstanding book collections. A total of nearly $4,000 in prizes is offered in ten categories. Students who have assembled collections representing personal interests or tied to their capstone, thesis, or creative projects are encouraged to submit entries.
Beginning in 2014, the awards ceremony has been combined with that of the Library Prize for Undergraduate Research.
2014 Competition Winners
First Prize for Graduate Students
Devin McCutchen "Romantic San Francisco: Urban Image-Making From 1906-1971"
Second Prize for Graduate Students
Scottie Hale Buehler "Midwifing a Collection: British and French Midwifery Texts 1500-1850"
First Prize for Undergraduate Students
Thomas Price "Literary And/Or Genre: a Collection of Slip-Stream Literature"
Second Prize for Undergraduate Students
Lawrence Collins "The Boundless Expanded Universe of Star Wars"
Special Prize for Graduate Students Sponsored by the Antiquarian Bookseller's Association of America
Mark Russell Gallagher "Sage and Scholar: the Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson"
Library Staff Association Prize for Graduate Students
Roselyn Campbell "Valley of the Kings"
Library Staff Association Prize for Undergraduate Students
Ashley Truong "Ghosts of the Korean and Vietnam Wars"