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THE DAVID B. GRACY, II AWARDDavid B. Gracy II

SGA awards a $200 prize that recognizes a superior contribution for each issue of Provenance. Named for David B. Gracy II, founder and first editor of Georgia Archive, the award began in 1990 with volume VIII and is judged by the Provenance Editorial Board. For more detailed information about the award, please visit the SGA Administrative Handbook. 

Pictured to the right is David B. Gracy II, the keynote speaker at SGA's 40th Anniversary Celebration and Conference in Savannah, Georgia. Image taken by James Yancey, Jr.

Recipients:

2012

Emily Gainer and Michelle Mascaro, "Faster Digital Output: Using Student Workers to Create Metadata for a Grant Funded Project"
2011 Gregory Schmidt and Michael Law, "Functional Analysis and the Reappraisal of Faculty Papers: A Practical Application"

2010  Melanie Griffin, "Postmodernism, Processing, and the Profession: Towards a Theoretical Reading of Minimal Standards"  

2009

Gregory Schmidt and Michael Law, "Functional Analysis and the Reappraisal of Faculty Papers"

2008 Cheryl Beredo, "Archival Allegory? Cultural Studies and T.R.
Schellenberg’s Modern Archives: Principles and Techniques"
 

2007

Sheila McAlister, "Designing a Preservation Survey: The Digital Library of Georgia" 

2006

Laura Botts and Lauren Kata, "Are the Digital Natives Restless? Reaching out to the Ne(X)t Generation" and Catherine Stollar Peters, "When Not All Papers Are Paper: A Case Study in Digital Archivy"

2005

Patricia A. Nugent, "Battlefields, Tools, and Targets: Archives and Armed Conflict"

2004

Lisa Speer and Heather Mitchell, "The Mississippi Plan: Dunbar Rowland and the Creation of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History" 

2003

Jeff Jakeman, "Marie Bankhead Owen and the Alabama Department of Archives and History, 1920-1955" 

2002

Mark Greene, "What Were We Thinking?: A Call to Embrace Reappraisal and Deaccessioning" 

2000-2001  

Kristine M. Wirts, "Regional Archives in France and Challenges for the American Researcher"

1999 

Nancy Richard and Joan Krizack, "Preserving the History of Boston's Diversity" 

1998

Martin T. Olliff, "Documenting Industry and Labor in Alabama: Can a Documentation Strategy Model Work?"

1997

Gloria Meraz, "Cultural Evidence: On the Common Ground between Archivists and Museologists"

1996

Charles R. Schultz, "Personality Types of Archivists" 

1995

James O'Toole, "The Future of Archival History"

1994

Wendy Duff, "Studying the Weathervane: Use as a Factor in Appraisal Criteria"

1993

Ronald L. Becker, "The Ethics of Providing Access" 

1992

Jim Burant, "The Acquisition of Visual Records Relating to Native Life in North America" 

1991

Gretchen L. Lake, "Project Jukebox: An Innovative Way to Access and Preserve Oral History Records" 

1990

Michael E. Holland, "Adding Electronic Records to the Archival Menagerie: Appraisal Concerns and Cautions."

 
 
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