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October 22, 2012


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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…


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

Issued by [...]


August 21, 2012

Tennessee Archivist newsletter highlights STA2012…


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 [...]


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 [...]


May 8, 2012

MAC Fall Symposium Announcement

Engaging Students & Teachers: Integrating Primary Sources in K-16 Curricula October 19-20, 2012 Covington, Kentucky
Mark your calendars for the 2012 Midwest Archives Conference Fall Symposium to be held October 19-20, 2012. The Symposium is titled “Engaging Students & Teachers: Integrating Primary Sources in K-16 Curricula,” and it will gather archivists and educators to learn and [...]


Spring 2012 Newsletter is now online…

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The latest edition of the STA newsletter is now available for viewing. In the Spring 2012 edition of the Tennessee Archivist you’ll find several great features, including:

In the Member Spotlight, STA member Mandi Pitt-Reed shares a few details about herself, and her thoughts on archives.
Vice-President/President-Elect Eric Head discusses the 1940 Census.
Amanda Carter provides a student’s [...]


April 9, 2012

Looking for an archives or history-related job in Tennessee?

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Here are three open positions recently posted on the Society of Tennessee Archivists Facebook page which qualified applicants may want to check out…

College of Arts & Sciences, Center for Appalachian Studies & Services, Archives of Appalachia, Professional, Level 7. Position contingent upon grant funding. Effective January 2012. Essential functions: Responsible for [...]


March 21, 2012

LYRASIS Workshop at TSLA…

Here’s a note recently shared with members of the Society of Tennessee Archivists from Carol Roberts, Director of Preservation Services at the Tennessee State Library and Archives…
LYRASIS Digital & Preservation Services and the Tennessee State Library and Archives would like to invite you to participate in the development of a Regional Emergency Response Network model [...]


February 27, 2012

SGA 2012 Call for Proposals

Call for Submissions
The Society of Georgia Archivists Program Committee announces a call for
presentation proposals for the 2012 SGA Annual Conference.
The SGA Annual Conference will take place this year in beautiful Saint Simon’s
Island, Georgia, on November 8th and 9th, 2012.
The conference theme is Brave New World: Next Steps in the Archives Profession.
The Program Committee is soliciting [...]


February 8, 2012

Tennessee History Day

The Society of Tennessee Archivists is pleased to continue its relationship with Tennessee History Day, and we’re looking for a few volunteers among our membership who are willing to help.
To host a successful competition for the students, their teachers and parents, the Tennessee Historical Society needs volunteers to serve as judges of student projects. I [...]


January 26, 2012

Call for Nominations: 2012 SAA Waldo Gifford Leland Award