Billups-Garth Archives and Archivist receive MHRAB Award

The Billups-Garth Archives and archivist Mona K. Vance have been awarded the 2011 Award for Archival Program Development from the Mississippi Historical Records Advisory Board (MHRAB).

The award acknowledges programs and individuals that offer new ideas and innovations in archival management, and that increase access to, and interest in, Mississippi’s documented history.  Public and private institutions and organizations, local and state government agencies, and individuals are eligible.

The awards luncheon will take place during the Society of Mississippi Archivist 2011 Conference at Mississippi State University on April 20.

The MHRAB awards program was established in 2008 to honor efforts to identify, preserve, and provide access to Mississippi’s historical records. Award categories are Archival Program Development, Documenting Mississippi’s History, Using Historical Records in Grades K-12, and Using Historical Records in Higher Education.

For more information visit http://mdah.state.ms.us/admin/mhrab/programs.php.

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