Archival Awards

THRAB is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2020 Archival Awards of Excellence, Advocacy, and Distinguished Service. Awards will be presented at the next THRAB meeting on October 23, 2020. Please see the meeting agenda for details. 

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Advocacy for Archives Award acknowledges an individual or organization that has made significant contributions to ensure the preservation and availability of the historical record of Texas.

Hogg Foundation for Mental Health

Distinguished Service Award recognizes an individual, archival institution, education program, or nonprofit/government organization that has provided outstanding leadership, service or contribution to the archives profession in Texas.

David B. Gracy II

Archival Award of Excellence recognizes significant achievements in preserving and improving access to historical records in any format by a Texas archival institution and individual achievements.

Institution: Texas Archive of the Moving Image (TAMI) 
 

Individual: Travis Williams, Archivist and Special Collections Librarian,
St. Edwards University 

 

          

The Texas Historical Records Advisory Board and its programs receive support from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.          


Past Recipients:

Archival Award of Excellence recognizes significant achievements in preserving and improving access to historical records in any format by a Texas archival institution and individual achievements.

Archival Award of Excellence / 2019

Institution: C.L. Sonnichsen Special Collections, UTEP Library (El Paso, TX)


THRAB Coordinator, Jelain Chubb (center) presents the award to Head of Special Collections, Claudia Rivers 
(right) and Assistant Head of Special Collections, Abbie Weiser (left). UTEP's Special Collections received the award
for their Casasola Project, which included a crowdsourcing effort to identify individuals in photos. 

Individual: Brenda Lincke Fisseler, Lavaca County Archives


Lavaca County Clerk, Elizabeth Kouba (left), Archival Award of Excellence recipient Brenda Lincke Fisseler (center),
and THRAB Coordinator, Jelain Chubb (right) at the award ceremony held at the Lavaca County Courthouse Annex
in Halletsville. Photo by Jimmy Appelt.


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Archival Award of Excellence / 2018

Institution: Special Collections, University Libraries , University of North Texas (Denton, TX)


Morgan Gieringer, Head, Special Collections at UNT Libraries and THRAB member Linda Barrett
at the 2018 DFW Archives Bazaar. Barrett  presented the Archival Award of Excellence to Gieringer
for their NBC5/KXAS (WBAP) Television News Archive Project.

Archival Award of Excellence / 2017

Institution: Austin History Center (Austin, TX)
 
Individual: Susan Smith Dorsey, Texas General Land Office (Austin, TX)
 

Archival Award of Excllence / 2016

Institution:  West Texas Collection, Angelo State University (San Angelo, TX)
 
Individual: Malinda Allison, Honey Grove Preservation League (Honey Grove, TX)
 
 
 
 
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