Recognize an Archivist or Repository with a THRAB Award

The Texas Historical Records Advisory Board (THRAB) invites nominations for its 2023 archival awards. THRAB grants awards in the categories of excellence, advocacy and distinguished service. Submit nominations by July 1, 2023. THRAB will announce award recipients in October during Texas Archives Month.

trophy on table. trophy is clear glass, shaped like a triangle and has the THRAB logo on top and reads Archival Award of Excellence, Harry Ransom Center, for outstanding contributions to archives and historical records in the State of Texas.

The Archival Award of Excellence honors archival institutions and individuals in Texas who have made significant achievements in preserving and improving access to historical records in any format. 

DownloadArchival Award of Excellence Nomination Form


image of trophy on table. trophy is an upright rectangle of clear glass that has the THRAB logo at the top and reads Advocacy for Archives Award, Texas Archival Resources Online for outstanding contribution to archives.

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

Download: Advocacy for Archives Award Nomination Form


Plaque on table. Rectangular and mahogany color. THRAB logo on top and reads, David B. Gracy II, Distinguished Archival Service Award is presented to Society of Southwest Archivists for exemplary contributions to the archival profession in the State of Texas.

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

DownloadDavid B. Gracy Distinguished Archival Service Award Nomination Form

Take a look at the full gallery of 2022 recipients in this post:

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