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MARY C. BARNES SCHOLARSHIP

 

MARY C. BARNES ARCHIVES SCHOLARSHIP

The Mary C. Barnes Scholarship Fund was established in 1998 by the Metropolitan Government Archives and the Friends of the Metro Archives for the purpose of providing monetary assistance to new archivists in Tennessee.

The scholarship provides monetary assistance to attend the biannual meetings of the Society of Tennessee Archivists. Applicants for the scholarship fund should be: (1) Employed at least one year in an archives or a related field with archival duties in a Tennessee city or county archives, library or historical society and (2) spend at least 50% of the work day in an archival domain as defined by the Academy of Certified Archivists.

Those wishing to apply for the scholarship should submit a letter of introduction, a current resume and proof of employment which fulfills the above requirements (such as a job description) to C. Kenneth Fieth, Metro Nashville Archivist, Metro Nashville Archives, 615 Church St., Nashville, TN 37219, ken.fieth@nashville.gov.