Mark your calendars for Saturday, April 4, for the 2020 Georgia Archives Symposium. This year’s topic, From Field to Mill Town: Cotton and Textile Culture in Georgia, will feature a variety of presentations and a lunchtime slideshow of images from collections at the Georgia Archives. The symposium is from 9:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m. and is free… Continue Reading Georgia Archives April Symposium
“Hello, My Name is…” A History of Georgia Politicians with Unusual Names On Friday, March 13, 2020, noon-1:00 p.m., the Georgia Archives’ Lunch and Learn program will be “Hello My Name Is…”: A History of Georgia Politicians with Unusual Names by Junior Historian Andrew Bramlett. Some Georgian politicians with unusual names in the presentation include… Continue Reading Georgia Archives’ March 2020 Lunch and Learn
The Georgia Archives Conservation Department together with the Big River Bindery are excited to present four 3-day workshops in 2020 on the conservation and preservation of books and paper artifacts: Preservation Management for Cultural Heritage Institutions – March 20 – 22 ($200) Introduction to Paper Conservation – April 17 – 19 ($350) Book Conservation for… Continue Reading Spring Book and Paper Conservation/Preservation Workshop Series
The Georgia Historical Records Advisory Council, in conjunction with the University of Georgia and the Georgia Archives, has available one stipend to cover attendance at the 2020 Georgia Archives Institute (GAI). The stipend is funded by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) and is contingent on congressional authorization of continued… Continue Reading GHRAC announces Georgia Archives Institute Stipend
Do you know someone who has done outstanding work using, preserving, or making historical records more accessible? Think about the historical or genealogical society, library, museum, county or municipal government, researcher, local historian, educator or student. The Georgia Historical Records Advisory Council (GHRAC) wants to encourage and reward their exceptional efforts. The Georgia Historical Records… Continue Reading Call for The Georgia Historical Records Advisory Council Awards Nominations
Designed for beginning archivists, manuscript curators, and librarians or those whose positions have expanded to include the management and care of their organization’s archives or manuscript/history collection, the Georgia Archives Institute provides general instruction in core concepts and practices of archival administration and the management of traditional and modern documentary materials. Recipient of the 2016… Continue Reading 54th Georgia Archives Institute
Sign up now to take part in the advocacy workshop sponsored by Friends of the Georgia Archives (FOGAH) at the Society of Georgia Archivists Annual Meeting. Training will be conducted by Joe Tanner of Tanner and Associates and will cover how to contact your representative so that your voice will be heard! The training is… Continue Reading Friends of the GA Archives Advocacy Workshop (11/08/2012)
As we were very happy to learn, things are looking up for the Georgia Archives, but there is still a long way to go in terms of restoring funding lost over the last few years, increasing public access hours, etc. Maybe you saying to yourself, “Well, that’s great, but how can I help?” Ponder no… Continue Reading Looking For Ways to Help the Georgia Archives?
Not enough details in this article to let loose with any sort of victory cry, but it’s definitely good news! Looks like some funding will be restored to the Georgia Archives. Enough to keep it open at its current public access hours through the rest of FY 2012. At the beginning of the new fiscal… Continue Reading Georgia Archives Gets a Temporary Reprieve
No doubt, everyone is busily preparing for GaCOMO, but let’s not forget to keep the heat on our elected officials regarding the closure of the Georgia Archives which is still slated for November 1! The New York Times has just published an excellent overview of the plight of state archives in these, let’s say “interesting… Continue Reading Plight of the Georgia Archives Made the NY Times!