Archivist Round Table Awards Ceremony




Wednesday, October 20th

Faculty House

Columbia University

64 Morningside Drive

6 pm: Reception

7 pm: Presentation of Awards


The Archivists Round Table is pleased to present the following awards:

Award for Innovative Use of Archives:

The Jazz Loft Project

The Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, WNYC Radio, the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Alfred A. Knopf, and the Center for Creative Photography at the University of Arizona

Presenter: Ms. Brigid Hughes, Founder and Editor, A Public Space

Received by: Mr. Sam Stephenson, Jazz Loft Project Director

Outstanding Support of Archives:

Leon Levy Foundation

Presenter: Ms. Michelle Elligott, Archivist, Museum of Modern Art

Received by: Ms. Judith Dobrzynski, Senior Consultant, Leon Levy Foundation

Archival Achievement Award:

Ms. Grace Lile

Presenters: Mr. Chris Lacinak, President, AudioVisual Preservation Solutions, and Ms. Jenni Wolfson, Managing Director, WITNESS

Received by: Ms. Grace Lile, Archivist and Director of Operations, WITNESS

This event has been made possible by the generous support of MetLife and the Lucius N. Littauer Foundation.

Please RSVP for the Awards Ceremony at Reservations will be taken until October 8, 2010.

Peter J. Wosh
Director, Archives/Public History Program
History Department
New York University
53 Washington Square South
Room 503
New York NY 10012
Phone: (212) 998-8601
Fax: (212) 995-4017

Peter Wosh

About Peter Wosh

Professor Wosh directs the program in Archives and Public History at NYU. Professor Wosh’s research has focused primarily on American religion, American institutional cultures, and archival management issues. His background includes work as an archivist in a variety of academic and nonprofit institutions, including: Director of Archives and Library Services, American Bible Society (1989-1994); Archivist/Records Manager, American Bible Society (1984-1989); University Archivist, Seton Hall University (1978-1984). He is the author of Privacy and Confidentiality Perspectives: Archivists and Archival Records, with Menzi Behrnd-Klodt (Chicago: Society of American Archivists, 2005); Covenant House: Journey of a Faith-Based Charity (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2005); Spreading the Word: The Bible Business in Nineteenth-Century America (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1994); The Diocesan Journal of Michael Augustine Corrigan, Bishop of Newark, New Jersey, 1872-1880 (Newark: New Jersey Historical Society, 1987); as well as articles in various archival, historical, and library journals. Professor Wosh’s current research involves editing the published writings of Waldo Gifford Leland, a pioneering archival theoretician, for the Archival Classics series published by the Society of American Archivists.

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