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GHRAC Awards Program

The Georgia Historical Records Advisory Council (GHRAC) established the Outstanding Archives Awards Program in 2003 to recognize outstanding efforts in archives and records work in Georgia. By publicly recognizing excellent achievements, the Board strives to inspire others.

All of the following are eligible for an award. (You may nominate your own organization.)

  • local governments, courts, school systems, state agencies, and institutions
  • historical records repositories, historical societies, libraries, and museums
  • educators, students, and researchers
  • legislators and government officials
  • individuals and organizations who support archives and records management
  • specialized subject societies in related fields such as oral history, genealogy, folklore, archaeology, business history, etc.

NOTE: Nominations by vendors are not accepted.

NOTE: Student nominations that are either self-nominated or nominated by a family member must be accompanied by a letter of support from a teacher, adviser, professor, or appropriate organization such as the Georgia Humanities Council.

Award Categories and Selection Criteria

Nomination Form The Nomination Forms, Project Description, and a copy of nominee’s work can be e-mailed to If a copy of the work cannot be sent by e-mail or is over 50 pages, please contact Christopher Davidson for further instructions. Copies will not be returned. For additional information, please contact GHRAC by email at

Award Winners