In 1993, Peter A. Coates's The Trans-Alaska Pipeline Controversy: Technology, Conservation, and the Frontier won the Western History Association's W. Turrentine Jackson Award; in 2006 Patricia D'Antonio's Founding Friends: Families, Staff, and Patients at the Friends Asylum in Early Nineteenth-Century Philadelphia was named a Best Book by the American Journal of Nursing; in 2010 the Philip S. Klein Book Prize was awarded to Sarah Fatherly for Gentlewomen and Learned Ladies: Women and Elite Formation in Eighteenth-Century Philadelphia; and in 2019, Ethel Waxham and J. David Love's book, edited by Frances Love Froidevaux and Barabra Love and entitled Life on Muskrat Creek, placed as a finalist in the Scholarly Nonfiction category of the Willa Literary Awards.