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Nominations for Innovative Archives Award Now Being Accepted
Nominations for the Innovative Archives
Award now accepted
The New Jersey Caucus of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference (MARAC) is
accepting nominations for the Innovative Archives Award, which is
given to an organization that has made outstanding efforts to preserve and
make archival materials accessible within the State of New Jersey.
Nominees may have
developed innovative educational or outreach models utilizing archival
sources, provided leadership during a time of crisis or emergency,
demonstrated new thinking in solving a longstanding problem, exhibited
creativity in increasing awareness of local history resources among New
Jersey residents and visitors, or otherwise provided service to the
archives and history communities.
need not be affiliated with MARAC to be eligible for nomination.
Past recipients have
included the Puerto Rican Community Archives, New Brunswick Music Scene
Archive, Morristown National Historical Park Library & Archives, the
League of Historical Societies of New Jersey, and the Township of Ocean
MARAC, organized in
1972, is a regional consortium of nearly 900 individuals who live and work
in the mid-Atlantic region. The organization, which holds two meetings per
year, draws its membership from the states of New Jersey, Delaware,
Maryland, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, and the District
of Columbia. Currently, over 100 archivists constitute the New Jersey
Caucus, and represent government agencies, historical societies and local
history rooms, college and university libraries, corporations, and
religious institutions. For more information, see the MARAC website: www.marac.info.