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Wednesday, October 30, 2019
In celebration of American Archives Month, the New York State Archives today announced the winners of the 2019 Annual Archives Awards. This annual awards program recognizes the outstanding archives and records management work of individuals and organizations in New York State. “Every year we...
Friday, October 11, 2019
In celebration of American Archives Month, the New York State Archives and the Archives Partnership Trust today announced the winners of the 2019 Student Research Awards. This annual awards program is a statewide competition open to all New York State students in grades 4 – 12. The Awards recognize...
Friday, September 6, 2019
Grant Supports Trust’s First Project as the New Host of the New York Council for History Education The Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation awarded the New York State Archives Partnership Trust (APT), the non-profit arm of the New York State Archives, a $100,000 matching grant for Consider...
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
In celebration of American Archives Month, the New York State Archives today announced the winners of the 2018 Annual Archives Awards. This annual awards program recognizes the outstanding archives and records management work of individuals and organizations in New York State. In addition, two...
Monday, August 13, 2018
Event Open to the Public; Tickets on Sale August 15 The New York State Archives Partnership Trust will award Stephen Lang, an award-winning stage and film actor and history enthusiast, the 2018 Empire State Archives and History Award on Thursday, October 25 at 7:00 p.m. at Chancellors Hall in...
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
The New York State Archives invites students statewide to enter the 28th Annual Student Research Awards Contest. The contest is open to all New York State students in grades 4 – 12 who use historical records in their research projects. The deadline for entries is July 1, 2018. Three awards will be...
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
The New York State Archives and Archives Partnership Trust awarded the 2017 Laura and Robert Chodos Award for Excellence in Student Research Using Historical Records, Grades 4-5, to Ryan Alvarez and Alexander Munguia from Drexel Avenue Elementary School in Westbury Union Free School District for...
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
The New York State Archives and Archives Partnership Trust awarded the 2017 Laura and Robert Chodos Award for Excellence in Student Research Using Historical Records, Grades 6-8, to Manav Bansal from The Wheatley School in East Williston Union Free School District for his entry “Taking a Stand by...
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
 The New York State Archives and Archives Partnership Trust awarded the 2017 Laura and Robert Chodos Award for Excellence in Student Research Using Historical Records, Grades 9-12, to Sara Kuken, Ryan Hayden, Nate LaPlante, Elizabeth Machnick, Kaylan Comache, Katherine Champagne, Lillah...
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
The New York State Archives and Archives Partnership Trust awarded its 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award for the Protection of Archives or Cultural Collections in New York State to Rick Lord, Chief of Mitigation Programs for the New York State Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Services,...