The Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York, Inc. (ART) is offering three scholarships, each in the amount of $175, to help students, archivists, librarians, and others with archives or records management responsibilities attend the NEA/ART Spring Meeting in New Haven, Connecticut on March 22-24, 2018, with the theme “Rise Up” focusing on concepts of archival advocacy.
Please see the announcement for more information about scholarship eligibility, application requirements, scholarship selection, and fund distribution.
The application deadline will be extended until 5 p.m. on December 1, 2017.
New York Archives Week Symposium 2018: The Uncomfortable Archive
Questionable subject matters. Overly restrictive deeds of gift. Hard-to-justify budgets. We all know any archive worth its salt will (perhaps should) make its stewards occasionally uneasy. And there are also archives that make people outside their administration uneasy–those holding systematic records of government abuses, say, or unintended documentation of objectionable behaviors–and those archives may face everything from purposeful neglect to physical attacks.
During the 2018 New York Archives Week Symposium, we want to make our colleagues shift in their seats. Bring your stories of quandaries, confrontations and sleepless nights, and make us all think about the ultimate question on personal and professional responsibility: “What would I do?”
Read more about how to submit your proposal
New York Junior League, New York City
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Innovative Use of Archives Helen Selsdon/American Foundation for the Blind
CUNY Digital History Archive
Educational Use of Archives
Staten Island Museum
Outstanding Support of Archives
ART Volunteer of the Year