GHRAC Accepting Nominations for the 2024 Outstanding Archives Awards Program

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GHRAC established the Outstanding Archives Awards Program in 2003 to recognize outstanding efforts in archives and records work in Georgia. By publicly recognizing excellent achievements, the Board strives to inspire others. Nominations will be accepted until June 1, 2024.   
The following is a list of eligible nominees (you may nominate your own organization): 
  • local governments, courts, school systems, state agencies, and institutions
  • historical records repositories, historical societies, libraries, and museums
  • educators, students, and researchers
  • legislators and government officials
  • individuals and organizations who support archives and records management
  • specialized subject societies in related fields such as oral history, genealogy, folklore, archaeology, business history, etc.
Information about the GHRAC Awards Program is located on the website of the Georgia Archives at
A nomination package consists of the one-page nomination form (please provide all requested contact information), a 500-word or less summary or project description, a copy of the work itself, and any supporting documentation necessary to appropriately portray the complete work (such as in the case of a project that includes an exhibit, a website, or an audiovisual, instructional, service, or performance component). Please note specific requirements in the appropriate selection criteria for nominations. Nominators should pay particular attention to the following requirements: 1. Georgia students who research and write in an area other than Georgia history or a Georgia subject must use the resources of Georgia records repositories to qualify for these awards. 2. A letter of support from a professor, teacher, adviser, or other appropriate representative of an organization or institution must accompany students who nominate themselves or are nominated by a family member.
If submitted electronically, one copy of the nomination package should be emailed to: If submitted as hard copy, one complete nomination packages should be sent to: GHRAC, c/o Christopher Davidson, Georgia Archives 5800 Jonesboro Rd. Morrow, GA 30260 (copies will not be returned).
Award recipients are traditionally notified in August or September, with the annual GHRAC Awards Reception and Ceremony scheduled for October at the Georgia Archives in Morrow, GA.
Your participation in this distinguished recognition program contributes to highlighting and preserving Georgia's historical records. For additional information, please contact GHRAC at 678-364-3806 or email 

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