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Fall Meeting 2012 Flyer

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For more details on our 2012 fall meeting, view the flyer.

Registration opens tomorrow, August 29th!


Call for Poster Presentations

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South Carolina Archival Association

Annual Meeting

Hollings Special Collections Library

Columbia, South Carolina

October 4, 2012

The 2012 Programming Committee is planning an exciting meeting around the theme, Thinking Outside the Archival Box: Expanding Our Reach to Underserved and Underrepresented Groups, and invites archival students and professionals to submit posters for presentation at the meeting.

Topics may address research on or innovations in any aspect of archival practice.  Posters will be displayed throughout the meeting and presenters must be available to discuss their poster topics with conference attendees during morning registration.

Those wishing to participate should submit a brief abstract (150 words or less) explaining the poster topic.  Please include the following with your abstract.

Presenter's name

Poster title


Email address

Phone number

Abstracts will be evaluated by the 2012 SCAA Annual Meeting Programming Committee.

The deadline for poster proposals is: Friday August 31, 2012.

Notification of Programming Committee decisions will be made by Friday September 14, 2012

Submit abstracts to John Zelenka, 2012 SCAA Annual Meeting Poster Session Chair at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Please title the email subject line as follows: "SCAA 2012 Poster Proposal." Your submission will be acknowledged within a week of receipt.

For more information on the 2012 SCAA annual meeting please visit:


John Zelenka

2012 SCAA Annual Meeting Poster Session Chair

Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 August 2012 18:54

Annual Awards Nominations

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SCAA is now accepting nominations for its four annual awards.  Please use the criteria below to nominate archives workers and institutional friends who have done outstanding archival work in South Carolina.  The awards will be presented at the 2012 Fall Business Meeting on October 4.  Deadline for nominations is Friday, September 7.

South Carolina Archivist of the Year – to a current SCAA member, in recognition of extensive years of exceptional service to the profession, particularly in South Carolina, and to forwarding the mission and goals of the South Carolina Archival Association.

Career Achievement Award – in recognition of an extensive body of work on the preservation of historical material about South Carolina and of service to promoting their use, and generally rewarded upon retirement, relocation from South Carolina and similar events.  Recipients do not have to be SCAA members.

Program Innovation Awards – to SCAA members, based upon criteria such as, but not limited to: creating a viable archive where none existed; publishing materials that benefit archives or archivists; establishing successful new programs such as access to collections on the web or working with community groups to promote archives.  Successful efforts should be South Carolina-based.

Friend of the Archives Award – to an individual or organization which promotes, advocates, and/or defends archives and archival programs in South Carolina.


Please submit a separate nomination for each person or award and include:

Nominee’s name



Nominator’s name

Nominator’s contact information

Name of Award

Describe the justifications for this nominee receiving this award.  Please be specific and provide factual details.  The more information you can provide, the stronger the case you will make for your nominee.


Send nominations to Beth Bilderback, South Caroliniana Library, U.S.C., Columbia SC 29208, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 August 2012 17:53

Save the Date! Fall 2012 Conference

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Please mark your calendars!

SCAA's Fall conference will be held Thursday, October 4, 2012 at the Hollings Library on the campus of the University of South Carolina.  Programming information and registration details will be available at the end of August so check back then!


2012 Annual Social

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Join us for this year's Social at Winthrop University Archives. They've moved into a new location and are ready to show it off! We'll go on a tour of the facility, then enjoy light refreshments and a chance to mingle.

Date: June 8, 2012
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Winthrop University Archives, 700 Cherry Road, Rock Hill, SC
Cost: $15.00 for SCAA members, non-members and guests; $10.00 for students
Parking and map info:
Register by: June 6, 2012


Last Updated on Friday, 17 May 2013 14:30

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