Criteria for selection: advocacy in promoting the identification, protection, preservation and use of historical records; advocacy in compiling historical records for use by historians or genealogists; outreach services/education using such records; cooperation between agencies, organizations, or institutions for use and preservation of archival records; undertaking innovative projects/activities related to some aspect of archival records; and overall development of a soundly administered archival program. Supportive materials are required.
Provide evidence of the nominee’s work, such as actual work product, photographs, photocopies or scans, CD, DVD, website URL, support letters, etc. Supporting materials may be submitted by electronic transmission.
Oral History Projects should be submitted under this category. Oral history nominations must include the name of the repository that will house the original oral history.
Eligible: a) Historical Records Repositories such as historical societies, genealogical societies, archives, libraries, museums, private universities, private schools, or related organizations; or, individuals who are employed or volunteer in local historical records repositories; b) Local Government entities such as counties, cities, court systems, or school systems; or, individuals who are employed or volunteer in local government entities.