SAA Travel Grants for MS Archival Professionals

The Mississippi Historical Records Advisory Board is pleased to announce that it will provide two $500 travel grants for archival professionals to attend the Society of American Archivists Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana from August 11 to 17, 2013.

Applicants for the travel grant should be archival professionals who are *members of the Society of Mississippi Archivists (SMA), have a graduate degree, and are employed currently by a Mississippi institution. Applications are available at http://mdah.state.ms.us/admin/mhrab/programs.php and must be received by 5:00 p.m., June 21, 2013. Recipients will be notified by July 1, 2013.

*If you are not a current member of SMA, you may join or renew membership by visiting its Web site at http://www.msarchivists.org/. Membership will be verified by the selection committee; if you are paying by check rather than by PayPal, please do so well before June 21.
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Julia Marks Young
Director, Archives and Records Services Division
Deputy Coordinator, MHRAB
Mississippi Department of Archives and History
P.O. Box 571
Jackson , MS 39205-0571
Tel: 601.576.6991

The Mississippi Historical Records Advisory Board provides programming, resources and professional assistance to support the preservation and accessibility of the state’s historical documents and records.

Funding for this program is provided by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.


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