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Nominations Are Still Open! | 2019 Awards Ceremony of NYAW

Friday, August 16, 2019 10:28 AM | Anonymous

This is a reminder that nominations are still open for the Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York, Inc. (A.R.T.) five awards presented during New York Archives Week!

This year's event will be held on Monday, October 21, 2019 at the Brooklyn Historical Society.

We invite members to submit nominations via this online form for worthy colleagues, archival organizations, and innovative projects. The awards celebrate distinguished work and lasting achievements in our profession. Remember that the Awards Ceremony is only enriched and further elevated with all your nominee suggestions!

Nominees must be either an A.R.T. member or operate within the New York metropolitan area.


A.R.T. VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR recognizes an individual who has made a remarkable contribution to the Archivists Round Table.

Past recipients include:

2018 Bonnie Marie Sauer

2017 Laura DeMuro

OUTSTANDING SUPPORT OF ARCHIVES recognizes an individual or organization for notable contributions to archival records or archives programs through political, financial or moral support.

Past recipients include:

2018 The Robert A. & Elizabeth R. Jeffe Foundation

2017 XFR Collective

2016 IndieCollect

INNOVATIVE USE OF ARCHIVES 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.

Past recipients include:

2018 Rhizome/Webrecorder

2017 Helen Selsdon/ American Foundation for the Blind

2016 The Refugee Project

ARCHIVAL ACHIEVEMENT 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.

Past recipients include:

2018 Kenneth Cobb

2017 CUNY Digital History Archive

2016 Mary Hedge

AWARD FOR EDUCATIONAL USE OF ARCHIVES Recognizes and celebrates an individual or organization who utilizes primary source materials to create engaging and informative learning experiences for diverse audiences.

Past recipients include:

2018 Greater Astoria Historical Society

2017 Staten Island Museum

2016 Brooklyn Connections at the Brooklyn Public Library

Fill out the nomination form here.


Nominations must be received by Monday, September 2, 2019 for consideration.

Please send any questions to the A.R.T. Awards Committee at Awards@nycarchivists.org.

Thank you for your generous participation and good luck to all the nominees!

Questions? communications@nycarchivists.org

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