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:
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
Join us for an afternoon with Library Director Dwight McInvaill and Digital Librarian Julie Warren as we learn about the mission, current work, and rich history of the Georgetown County Public Library and its digital arm, the Georgetown County Digital Library. This event is the fundraiser for the SCAA’s scholarship program, the Darrick L. Hart Endowment Fund. Awards up to $500 are made available to current SCAA members through an application and review process to attend continuing educational training. Click here to learn more about the Hart Endowment
Date: Friday, June 21, 2013
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 pm
Location: Georgetown County Public Library, 405 Cleveland St., Georgetown, SC
Cost: $15.00 for SCAA members; $10.00 for students
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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: http://www2.winthrop.edu/dacus/about/Archives/generalinfo.htm
Register by: June 6, 2012
Enjoy articles about May Day, the Rosenwald School project and member achievements, plus review past events and find out about upcoming events in the Spring SCAAzette.