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May 20, 2015

Grant Resource Guide, SAA – Regional Archival Associations Consortium

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The Grants Development Subcommittee, RAAC, developed a resource to raise awareness among member regionals about grant opportunities. The list of national and state-level grants are available here:
is the first phase of this resource, which is intended to expand and evolve over time. If you have additional grant opportunities to add to this list, please contact:
Kristen [...]


February 25, 2015

2015 Tennessee History Day – STA Award for Archival Research

2015 Tennessee History Day Statewide Competition is fast approaching! Sat. April 11, 2015.
$50 will be awarded to the best History Day project in both the Junior Division and Senior Division that uses primary sources such as letters, diaries, personal papers, photographs, etc., for research on a historical topic. [...]


January 22, 2015

SAA: Sister M. Claude Lane, O.P., Memorial Award for Religious Archivists


The Society of American Archivists’ Awards Committee is seeking nominations for the Sister M. Claude Lane, O.P., Memorial Award. This award recognizes individuals who have made a significant contribution to the field of religious archives. Criteria for nomination include:
• Involvement and work in the Archivists of Religious Collections Section (ARCS) of the Society of American [...]


January 14, 2015

Historic Maps of Tennessee and Beyond: Digital Maps at the Tennessee State Library and Archives



December 16, 2014

Position Announcement: Archival Assistant III, Public Services Section, Tennessee State Library and Archives

Archival Assistant 3 (Public Services)
Tennessee Department of State
Tennessee State Library and Archives

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: Director of Public Services

Summary: Assist the [...]


September 3, 2014

State and National Archival Partnership (SNAP) Grants: NARA, NHPRC, & TSLA. Deadline- November 14, 2014

State and National Archival Partnership (SNAP) Grants for Fiscal Year 2014-15, $27,500 has been made available for grants up to $2,500.
Open to any organization within Tennessee to preserve and provide access to Tennessee’s historical records, to educate and train records custodians, and to support archival program development and enhancement.  For guidelines and application material, please [...]


TSLA Archives Development Program Direct Grants for Archives, Deadline- October 23, 2014

Archives Development Program, TSLA, Direct Grants for Archives for Fiscal Year 2014-15, $95,500 has been made available for grants up to $10,000 for improvements to local archives. In addition to county and municipal archives, eligibility for these grants has been extended to museums, libraries, historical societies, non-profit organizations, religious archives, colleges and universities and other [...]


August 27, 2014

STA2014. Annual Conference of the Society of Tennessee Archivists

Panel Session, Wed., October 15, 2014. Fogelman Executive Conference Center, University of Memphis
Re. Bicentennial of the Battle of New Orleans
“A Little Trip Down the Mighty ‘Mississip’: Remembering the Battle of New Orleans”
Synopsis: January 8, 2015 is the Bicentennial of New Orleans, the final significant battle of the War of 1812 and introduces Andrew Jackson as [...]


August 21, 2014

Call for Case Studies for Society of American Archivists’ Code of Ethics

Please help the SAA Committee on Ethics and Professional Conduct (CEPC) to broadcast this Call for Case Studies for the SAA Code of Ethics by broadcasting this announcement to your Society of Tennessee Archivists (STA) Membership:
After the Society of American Archivists (SAA) adopted the Core Values Statement and Code of Ethics (approved by the SAA [...]


August 6, 2014

Mary Catherine Barnes Scholarship Available, Metro Nashville Archives

The Society of Tennessee Archivists is pleased to announce that the Mary Catherine Barnes Archives Scholarship will be awarded to a worthy individual to attend this year’s annual conference at the University of Memphis, Oct. 15-17, 2014.
The Mary Catherine Barnes Scholarship was created in memory of Mary C. Barnes (1965-1998), an archivist employed at the [...]