The Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) recently awarded approximately $1.8 million in funding to 40 Texas libraries under its American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Grants Program through the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services.
TSLAC ARPA grants are designed to help communities respond directly and immediately to the pandemic as well as to related economic and community needs through equitable approaches. A full list of recipients can be found at https://www.tsl.texas.gov/ldn/arpa/recipients.
Austin, TX – Ernestina Mesa, Dean for Academic Success at Palo Alto College in San Antonio, and Nora Galvan , Director of Library Services at Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD in Pharr, Texas, have been appointed to the TexShare Advisory Board (TSAB). Ms. Mesa and Ms. Galvan were appointed Nov. 5, and both have terms extending through 2024.
Austin, TX – The Texas Historical Records Advisory Board (THRAB) is pleased to announce its archival award recipients for 2021. THRAB has selected Dallas Historical Society (DHS) Registrar, Kaitlyn Price, as the recipient of the Archival Award of Excellence. Senior Archivist at Archives of the Big Bend, Melleta Bell, has been named as the recipient of the Advocacy for Archives Award.
Austin, TX – The Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) is now accepting applications for the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) Research Fellowship in Texas History. The fellowship includes a $2,000 stipend and is awarded for the best research proposal utilizing the collections of the State Archives in Austin.
The TSLAC Research Fellowship in Texas History is administered in partnership with TSHA and made possible by the Texas Library and Archives Foundation through a generous donation from the Edouard Foundation.