Governor's Archives Awards for 2013
Two winners of the Society's Governor's Archives Award for 2013 have been announced.
American Girl LLC Archives
The first 2013 Award for Archival Achievement goes to American Girl LLC of Middleton for the company's establishment of a corporate archives program widely used by management and employees of both American Girl and Mattel Inc.
American Girl has put the archives to work for special projects, employee training, research and development, legal services, records management, marketing ventures and more.
Harry Miller, 2012
Madison, Wisconsin. Reference archivist Harry Miller in the Society's Archives stacks.
Reference Archivist Harry Miller
The second 2013 Award for Archival Achievement goes to Harold "Harry" Miller of Madison for his career of exemplary public service, including contributions to historical research through acquisition, detailed processing and outstanding reference service to diverse audiences. He retired from the Wisconsin Historical Society in January after 40 years of service.
About the Archival Achievement Award
The award recognizes a historical records repository's outstanding work in preserving and providing access to Wisconsin's historical records.
The Wisconsin Historical Society and the Wisconsin Historical Records Advisory Board jointly sponsor the Governor's Archives Awards annually. A panel of judges from the Wisconsin Historical Society and the Wisconsin Historical Records Advisory Board recommended these organizations receive the award. The Wisconsin Historical Society's Board of Curators approved the 2013 Governor's Archives Awards.
Learn how to nominate archives for this award.
This board consists of 10 members appointed by the governor. It assists Wisconsin institutions in applying for federal grants for archival work and in improving the appreciation and care of historical records in Wisconsin.