A.R.T. Announces 2014 New York Archives Week Awards Winners Signature event recognizes innovative and educational uses of archives, outstanding support of archives, and archival achievement
For immediate release.
The Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York, Inc. (A.R.T.), along with hundreds of organizations in the archives community across New York State, will celebrate the 26th Anniversary of New York Archives Week, October 5-11, 2014, with special commemorative activities throughout the New York City metropolitan area. New York Archives Week is an annual celebration aimed at informing the general public of the diverse array of accessible archival materials and local cultural institutions.
The Awards Ceremony is the NYAW signature event. The awards celebrate distinguished work and enduring achievements in the local archives profession. This year, A.R.T. is pleased to announce this year’s recipients:
Outstanding Support for Archives – Center for Jewish History
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Innovative Use of Archives - The Roaring ‘Twenties: An Interactive Exploration of the Historical Soundscape of New York City by Emily Thompson and designed by Scott Mahoy produced through the multimedia journal, Vectors
Educational Use of Archives - Queens Memory Project
Archival Achievement – Linda Edgerly, Founding Partner & Director, Information & Archival Services, The Winthrop Group, Inc.
The Awards Ceremony will take place at the New York Junior League on Thursday, October 9, 2014. Registration will be available on the A.R.T. website beginning September 1st, and open exclusively to A.R.T. members and special guests of the awards winners. The Awards Ceremony will feature a Commemorative Journal to be distributed at the event.
The journal will include a section for congratulatory announcements and advertising opportunities for individuals, businesses, and other organizations. To learn more about this sponsorship opportunity, please visit - http://www.nycarchivists.org/event-1745340.
A.R.T. thanks MetLife for being a major sponsor of New York Archives Week since its inception in 1989. A.R.T. also thanks the Lucius N. Littauer Foundation for their generous support.