The Harvey M. Applebaum '59 Award is conferred on a Yale College senior for an outstanding essay based on research done in the Yale University Library's government documents collections. The prize is an award of $500.
This prize was established in 2008 by the daughters of Harvey M. Applebaum, class of 1959, in honor of his 70th birthday. Mr. Applebaum is a senior counsel, specializing in international trade and antitrust law, with the Washington firm of Covington & Burling LLP and a lecturer at the University of Virginia School of Law. He is a past Chairman of the Association of Yale Alumni and the Yale Alumni Magazine board.
Congratulations to our 2019 winners!
Second Place: Seamus C. Joyce-Johnson for ' "Its Cargo Is People": Repositioning Commuter Rail as Public Transit to Save the New York–New Haven Line, 1960–1990'
Contact Kenya Flash, Government Information Librarian at the CSSSI, with any questions about the Applebaum Award.
Essays from 2019
Essays from 2018
Convergence Towards an Optimal Currency Area in the European Union, Santiago Botto Tornielli
Essays from 2017
Essays from 2016
The Re-Recruit, Devon Brody Geyelin
US Foreign Policy and the Soviet-Afghan War: A Revisionist History, Julie Lowenstein
Essays from 2015
Essays from 2013
Essays from 2012
Cease or Persist? Gene Patents and the Clinical Diagnostics Dilemma, Christopher Lee