Announcement Date: January 19, 1993

The Wrigley-Fairchild Prize was established in 1993 with a gift from retired Geographical Review Editor, Douglas R McManis, in honor of two legendary predecessors, Gladys Wrigley (1916-1949) and Wilma Fairchild (1950-1972). The Wrigley-Fairchild Prize is awarded every three years to the author of the best article by ayounger or early-career scholar published in the most recent three volumes of the Geographical Review.