SFA Award of Excellence

Purpose and Criteria for Selection
The Society of Florida Archivists Award of Excellence recognizes outstanding contributions to the preservation of Florida's documentary heritage. Any person, institution, or exemplary program that has provided noteworthy leadership in the field, promoted excellence through outstanding achievements, or contributed significantly to the betterment of the profession may be considered for the award. Nominees are considered annually.

Examples of areas in which significant contributions might be recognized included, but are not limited to:
  • Promotion of the identification and preservation of Florida's archival and manuscript heritage
  • Implementation of noteworthy management innovations, or conservation and collection development programs
  • Encouragement of use and knowledge of archival holdings through a specific program
  • Promotion of professional education
  • Exemplary public programming efforts
  • Proven leadership in professional associations at state, regional, or national levels
  • Contributions to the Society of Florida Archivists in leadership or noteworthy committee work
  • Additions to the professional literature

Nominations and Submission Deadline
The call for nominations is distributed annually in February-March depending on timing of the Annual Meeting.

The Nominations for the 2020 Award is 1 July 2020.

Click here for a list of previous Award of Excellence recipients.

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