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Governor's Archives Award Winners

Each year the Wisconsin Historical Records Advisory Board and the Wisconsin Historical Society honor individuals, programs and organizations working with historical records. The Governor's Archives Award can be given for three categories: archival achievement, archival innovation, and archival advocacy. More detailed information is available on award eligibility and criteria.


2013 Winners

Archival Achievement:
American Girl LLC Archives in Middleton

Archival Achievement:
Reference Archivist Harry Miller, Wisconsin Historical Society Archives in Madison

2012 Winners

Archival Achievement:
Lake States Railway Historical Association of Baraboo

Archival Achievement:
Monroe County Local History Room and Museum in Sparta

2011 Winners

Archival Achievement:
UW-Milwaukee Libraries

Archival Advocacy:
Penny Deshur of the Jewish Museum Milwaukee

Archival Innovation:
UW-Madison Digital Collections Center and UW-Madison Department of Geography

2010 Winners

Archival Achievement:
La Crosse Public Library Archives Department

Archival Advocacy:
UW Forest and Wildlife Ecology Lab with DNR Science Services and "Wisconsin Natural Resources" magazine

Archival Innovation:
Susan Braden of the Hedberg Public Library

2009 Winners

Archival Achievement:
The Milwaukee Public Library with the
Wisconsin Marine Historical Society

Archival Advocacy:
The International Harvester Collectors, Wisconsin Chapter 4

Archival Innovation:
The Clark County Historical Internet Library

2008 Winners

Archival Achievement:
Marshfield Public Library

Archival Advocacy:
Kay Demrow of Janesville
Judith Simonsen of Wauwatosa (posthumous award)

2007 Winners

Archival Achievement:
Cudahy Family Library Local History Collection

Archival Advocacy:
Rose M. Clark of Mauston

Archival Innovation:
The Milwaukee County Zoo

2006 Winners

Archival Achievement:
UW Oshkosh Area Research Center - Polk Library Archives

Archival Innovation:
La Follette High School Archives and History Museum

2005 Winners

Archival Achievement:
Marquette University's Raynor Memorial Libraries
Kewaunee County Historical Research Center (co-winners)

Archival Advocacy:
Debra Anderson of UW-Green Bay

Archival Innovation:
Milwaukee Jewish Historical Society

2004 Winners

Archival Achievement:
Jim Dan Hill Library at UW-Superior

Archival Advocacy:
Tim Ericson of UW-Milwaukee
Ralph DuPae of UW-LaCrosse (co-winners)

Archival Innovation:
Roger Noll of Beaver Dam

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