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Deadline Approaching for Historical Records Awards

Time is winding down to submit nominations to the Mississippi Historical Records Advisory Board (MHRAB) for awards honoring efforts to identify, preserve, and provide access to Mississippi’s historical records.

The four awards are for Archival Program Development, Documenting Mississippi’s History, Use of Historical Records in Grades K-12, and Use of Historical Records in Higher Education. To learn more about the individual awards, see the MHRAB Web site.

Nominations must be received by 5 p.m., December 17. Award recipients will be notified by March 1, 2011, and awards will be presented in conjunction with the Society of Mississippi Archivists biennial meeting in Starkville in April 2011. Nomination forms, awards criteria and eligibility requirements may be downloaded here. For more information about the awards contact Melanie Collins at 601-576-6810 or by email.