The 2014 Awards Ceremony Journal may be accessed here (via Scribd).



Each year the Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York, Inc. (A.R.T.) presents four awards during New York Archives Week.

This year's event was held on Thursday, October 9th at New York Junior League.

The following awards were conferred:

ARCHIVAL ACHIEVEMENT:

LINDA EDGERLY



This award recognizes an individual or archival program that has made an outstanding contribution to the archival profession, or a notable achievement of value to the archives community, its patrons or constituents. The recipient must be a member of A.R.T. or an archival program operating within the New York metropolitan region.

Presented by Bob Sink, Retired Archivist/Independent Researcher

Past recipients include:

2013 - Peter Wosh
2012 - Stephen E. Novak
2011 - Barbara Haws, New York Philharmonic
2010 - Grace Lile, Witness


OUTSTANDING SUPPORT OF ARCHIVES: 


CENTER FOR JEWISH HISTORY



This award recognizes an individual or organization for notable contributions to archival records or archives programs through political, financial or moral support.

Presented by Susan Malbin, Director of the Library and Archives, American Jewish Historical Society

Received by Rachel Miller, Senior Manager for Collection Services and Laura Leone, Director of Archive and Library Services, Center for Jewish History

Past recipients include:
                                                                                                                                                         2013 - New York Archives Conference (NYAC)
2012 - Art Spaces Archives Project
2011 - New York City Council Member Gale Brewer
2010 - Leon Levy Foundation



INNOVATIVE USE OF ARCHIVES:

THE ROARING 'TWENTIES

 


This award recognizes an individual or organization for use of archival material in a meaningful and creative way, making a significant contribution to a community or body of people, and demonstrating the relevance of archival materials to its subject.

Presented by Kenneth Cobb, Assistant Commissioner, New York City Department of Records

Received by Dr. Emily Thompson, Professor of History, Princeton University

Past recipients include:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                2013 - Rhizome
2012 - NYPL Labs
2011 - Muslim World Music Day
2010 - The Jazz Loft Project


AWARD FOR EDUCATIONAL USE OF ARCHIVES:


QUEENS MEMORY



This award recognizes and celebrates an individual or organization who utilizes primary source materials to create engaging and informative learning experiences for diverse audiences.

Presented by Jason Kuscma, Executive Director, Metropolitan New York Library Council

Received by Natalie Milbrodt, Queens Memory Director and Associate Coordinator of Metadata Services, Queens Library


Past recipients include:

2013 - Brooklyn Historical Society for Students and Faculty in the Archives
2012 - Museum of the Moving Image for The Living Room Candidate project
2011 - Aquinas Honor Society of the Immaculate Conception School

If you are interested in more information or to volunteer for the 2015 A.R.T. Awards Committee, please contact us - awards@nycarchivists.org.


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