Monday, January 24, 2011

SAA: Philip M. Hamer and Elizabeth Hamer Kegan Award

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Society of American Archivists - Philip M. Hamer and Elizabeth Hamer Kegan Award

The Philip M. Hamer and Elizabeth Hamer Kegan Award Subcommittee of the Society of American Archivists seeks nominations for the 2011 award.

This award recognizes an archivist, editor, group of individuals, or institution that has increased public awareness of a specific body of documents through compilation, transcription, exhibition, or public presentation of archives or manuscript materials for educational, instructional, or other public purpose. Archives may include photographs, films, and visual archives. Publication may be in hard copy, microfilm, digital, or other circulating medium.

Recent winners include:

2010 The Giza Archives Project at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
2009 Ward M. Canaday Center for Special Collections of the University of Toledo’s “From Institution to Independence”
2008 Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and the CBC Digital Archives (Les Archives de Radio-Canada)
2007 National Library of Medicine’s “Profiles in Science”

Eligibility:
Individual archivists and editors, groups of individuals, organizations.

Application Deadline:
All nominations shall be submitted to the Awards Committee by February 28.

For more information on SAA awards and the nominations process, please go to http://www.archivists.org/recognition/index.asp

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