Archives Appreciation Award

Award Description and Criteria

The Archives Appreciation Award recognizes an agency, organization or institution which has provided extraordinary support for archival programs. These can include arrangement and description programs, public service programs, reference, exhibits, or outreach. The award is sponsored by our longtime partner Hollinger Metal Edge, Inc. Nominees should meet as many of the following criteria as possible: 

  • Serving its user constituency in an outstanding fashion
  • Demonstrated creativity and resourcefulness toward improving operations or methods of the archival endeavor
  • Going beyond the normal requirements expected of an archival agency and providing a model for others
  • Developing over a period of time a program of such depth and scope as to warrant special recognition

Nomination Form -- The nominating process for AGM 2021 is closed.

(Form ALERT: download and SAVE form before filling out, then fill out and submit via email. Do NOT fill out form in web browser.)

Archives Appreciation Award recipients:

2021     L.A. as Subject

2019     Los Angeles Archivists Collective

2017     Immaculate Heart Community

2016     Computer History Museum
2015     Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority
2014     Mission Inn Foundation
2013     California Historical Society
2012     Solano County Historical Records Commission
2011     Paloheimo Foundation
2010     Idyllwild Area Historical Society
2009     Riverside County Assessor/County Clerk/Recorder’s Office
2008     Levi Strauss & Co
2007     Bakersfield College and Bakersfield College Archives Association
2006     The Automobile Club of Southern California
2005     Friends of the Yolo County Archives
2004     The Leon and Sylvia Panetta Institute for Public Policy
2003     Walt Disney Company
2002     A.K. Smiley Public Library
2001     Florin Japanese American Citizens League
2000     Stanford Linear Accelerator Center

To contact the Awards Committee, please visit the SCA Committees web page.

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