Purpose: Presented jointly by the Dayton and Columbus Sections of the ACS, the Patterson-Crane Award recognizes meritorious contributions to chemical literature and documentation.
Eligibility: This award is international in scope; any chemical professional meeting the award’s criteria are eligible.
Nominations: Nominations are received by the Dayton Section’s and the Columbus Section’s Patterson-Crane Award Committees, whose members deliberate in consultation with the Chair of the ACS Division on Chemical Information to choose a winner.
This biennial award includes a $3000 honorarium plus travel expenses to a joint Dayton-Columbus section meeting. Funding is provided by a bequest of the Patterson family, by the Helen G. Crane Fund of the Columbus Foundation, and by the Patterson-Crane Award Fund of the Dayton and Columbus Sections.