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July 10, 2014

Nominations for the 2014 John H. Thweatt Archival Advancement Award

Nominations for recipients of this year’s John H. Thweatt Archival Advancement Award, a part of Tennessee Archives Month, October 2014, are now being accepted. Institutions, organizations, groups, and individuals that have made significant contributions to the advancement of archives and archival issues within Tennessee are eligible to be nominated. This year’s awards will be [...]

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July 9, 2014

CALL FOR PAPERS, STA2014

“Accidentally on Purpose: Acquisition, Care, and Promotion of Unusual or Specialized Collections.”
STA2014: Annual Conference of the Society of Tennessee Archivists
October 15-17, 2014
The Fogelman Executive Conference Center @ University of Memphis
The 37th Annual Conference of the Society of Tennessee Archivists will be held October 15-17, 2014 at the Fogelman Executive Conference Center at the University of Memphis.  [...]

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June 16, 2014

Society of Tennessee Archivists, Author’s Roundtable, Sat., June 28, 2014

Gordon Belt, “John Sevier: Tennessee’s First Hero”
Dr. Tom Kanon, “Tennesseans at War, 1812-1815: Andrew Jackson, The Creek War, and the Battle of New Orleans”
Linda Barnickel, “Milliken’s Bend: A Civil War Battle in History and Memory”
Steven Cox, editor: “Once I Too Had Wings, The Journals of Emma Bell Miles, 1908-1918″
Myers Brown, “Tennessee’s Union Cavalrymen”

8:00 AM – 1:00 [...]

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2015 Annual Meeting of the National Council on Public History, Nashville, TN. Topic Proposals Open for Comment

NCPH published each of the 55 Topic Proposals we received for the new, optional topic proposal deadline that was June 1, 2014.  The proposals were published on the Public History Commons http://publichistorycommons.org/conference-topic-proposals along with a blog post that introduces the concept and provides guidelines for feedback/offers of assistance.
At the end of the blog post is [...]

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May 1, 2013

MARY C. BARNES ARCHIVES SCHOLARSHIP

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MARY C. BARNES ARCHIVES SCHOLARSHIP
Applications are now being taken for this Scholarship.
The Mary C. Barnes Scholarship Fund was established in 1998 by the Metropolitan Archives of Nashville and Davidson County and the Friends of the Metro Archives for the purpose of providing monetary assistance to new archivists in Tennessee.
The scholarship provides monetary assistance to attend [...]

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April 25, 2013

Mark your calendars for STA2013

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Cross-posted on The Posterity Project…
Mark your calendars for STA2013…
As many long-time readers of The Posterity Project know, I have taken an active role in supporting the Society of Tennessee Archivists. I believe strongly in this organization’s mission and want to do what I can to help spread the word about its activities and efforts to promote archives [...]

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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT
Archivist 3, Archives Development Program (ADP)
Tennessee Department of State
Tennessee State Library and Archives
Mission
The mission of the Office of the Secretary of State is to exceed the expectations of our customers, the taxpayers, by
operating at the highest levels of accuracy, cost-effectiveness, and accountability in a customer-centered
environment.
Supervisor: Assistant State Archivist
Summary: Carry out duties related to the [...]

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October 22, 2012

A LETTER OF SUPPORT FOR THE GEORGIA STATE ARCHIVES

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The following letter was issued by the Executive Committee of the Society of Tennessee Archivists, and approved by vote of the membership during the STA’s Annual Business Meeting in Knoxville on October 17th…

A LETTER OF SUPPORT FOR THE GEORGIA STATE ARCHIVES

To:       The Honorable Gov. Nathan Deal
The Honorable Secretary of State Brian P. Kemp

Issued by [...]

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August 21, 2012

Tennessee Archivist newsletter highlights STA2012…

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Crossposted on The Posterity Project…

It’s that time of year again… Planning for the Society of Tennessee Archivists Annual Meeting has been going on for some time, and the latest STA Newsletter, Tennessee Archivist, is now available with a complete list of scheduled sessions and events that you will not want to miss. STA Vice-President Eric [...]

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May 18, 2012

University of Tennessee Libraries host digital archiving course…

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The University of Tennessee Libraries in Knoxville will be sponsoring the following Digital Archive course on July 20th:
Preserving Digital Archives: Concepts and Competencies
What do you need to know to preserve born-digital materials successfully once they’ve crossed the archives threshold? With an emphasis on modern records and technology, you’ll learn about the concepts and competencies you [...]