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MEETINGS AND HISTORICAL BENCHMARKS, 1973-2016

SOCIETY OF TENNESSEE ARCHIVISTS
(Tennessee Archivists)
MEETING DATES & SITES

MEETINGS PRIOR TO ORGANIZATION:

April 24, 1973
Hosted by Cleo Hughes, Jean Waggener
Tennessee State Library & Archives, Nashville

March 8, 1974
Hosted by Bob Harvey
Cossitt-Goodwyn Library, Memphis

November 14-15, 1974
Hosted by Marice Wolfe
Special Collections, Joint University Libraries, Vanderbilt
and the Country Music Foundation, Nashville

March 3-4, 1975
Hosted by Inci Bowman, Graduate Student, University of Tennessee
School of Library & Information Science, Knoxville

November 17-18, 1975
Hosted by Marvin Williams
Disciples of Christ Historical Society, Nashville

April 5, 19, 26, 1976
Series of Three Archival Workshops on the Establishment of College and University Archives:
April 5, 1976 - Memphis State University
April 19, 1976 - University of Tennessee at Nashville
April 26, 1976 - University of Tennessee at Knoxville, Agriculture Campus

May 3-4, 1976
Hosted by the Memphis-Shelby County Public Library,
Mississippi Valley Collection, Memphis

November 22-23, 1976
Hosted by Linda Bauch
Tennessee State Library & Archives, Nashville

April 25-26, 1977
Chattanooga-Hamilton County Bicentennial Library, Chattanooga

May 11, 13, 20, 1977
Series of Three Professional Workshops on Religious Archives:
May 11, 1977 - Lambuth College, Jackson
May 13, 1977 - Baptist Sunday School Board/Historical Commission, Nashville
May 20, 1977 - Auditorium of the Knox Co. Public Library, Knoxville

TENNESSEE ARCHIVISTS ORGANIZED, 1977 ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING & ARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION ADOPTED. FIRST OFFICERS ELECTED. DUES SET AT $5.00/ANNUALLY

September 29-30, 1977
Brandon Springs Group Center,
Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area,
Stewart County, Tennessee

March 30-31, 1978
Disciples of Christ Historical Society
and the Joint Universities Libraries,
Vanderbilt University, Nashville

November 2-3, 1978
Knox County Archives and the Knox County Public Library
Knoxville

April 19-20, 1979
Middle Tennessee State University,
Murfreesboro

October 18-19, 1979
Memphis State University,
Memphis

March 27-28, 1980
Tennessee State Library & Archives,
Nashville

November 18, 1980
Joint Meeting of the Kentucky Council on Archives/Tennessee Archivists,
Western Kentucky University,
Bowling Green, Kentucky

April 30-May 1, 1981
Tennessee Technological University,
Cookeville

(No Fall Meeting Held in 1981)

May 13-14, 1982
Tennessee State Library & Archives,
Nashville

December 2-3, 1982
East Tennessee Historical Center,
Knoxville

May 19-20, 1983
Red Boiling Springs,
Macon County, Tennessee

October 27-28, 1983
Casey Jones Village & Pinson Mounds,
Jackson

June 7-8, 1984
Austin Peay State University,
Clarksville

November 1-2, 1984
Joint Meeting of the Society of Alabama Archivists/Tennessee Archivists,
Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

March 28-29, 1985
Montgomery Bell State Park,
Burns, Tennessee

REVISION OF ARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION. TENNESSEE ARCHIVISTS DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD ESTABLISHED. TSLA AGREES TO SERVE AS OFFICIAL REPOSITORY OF THE RECORDS OF THE ORGANIZATION.

November 7-8, 1985
University of Tennessee at Martin,
Martin

May 21-23, 1986
Special Collections & University Archives,
Jean & Alexander Heard Library,
Vanderbilt University,
Nashville

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    November 7-8, 1986
    Johnson City & Jonesborough

    April 9-10, 1987
    Center for Popular Music,
    Middle Tennessee State University,
    Murfreesboro

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    MEMBERSHIP IN TENNESSEE ARCHIVISTS TOTALS 108 MEMBERS

    September 17-18, 1987
    Joint Meeting of the Kentucky Council on Archives/Tennessee Archivists,
    Paris Landing State Park,
    Buchanan, Tennessee

    April 7-8, 1988
    American Association for State & Local History,
    Nashville

    May 17-19, 1988
    Southern Archivists Conference
    Hosted by the Society of Mississippi Archivists
    University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS
    Pre-Conference workshops:
    "Going for the Grant," NHPRC;
    "Conservation Vendor Services," SOLINET

    TENNESSEE ARCHIVISTS VOTES TO JOIN THE SOUTHERN ARCHIVISTS CONFERENCE

    November 4-5, 1988
    Dogwood Motel,
    Gatlinburg

    May 25-26, 1989
    Southern Baptists Historical Library & Archives
    Southern Baptists Convention,
    Nashville
    Pre-Conference Workshop on Photograph Collections,
    held at the Jean & Alexander Heard Library,
    Special Collections, Vanderbilt University

    November 15-17, 1989
    Tennessee State Library & Archives,
    Nashville
    Pre-Conference Workshop on Loose Records

    TENNESSEE ARCHIVISTS LOGO CREATED BY DR. MIKE BIRDWELL, TENN. TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY, COOKEVILLE.

    May 23-25, 1990
    Southern Archivists Conference,
    Hosted by the Society of Alabama Archivists (SALA)
    Lake Guntersville, Alabama

    November 18-19, 1990
    Tennessee Technological University,
    Cookeville

    May 9-10, 1991
    Legislative Plaza, Nashville
    Public Forum for Statewide Assessment of Historical Records

    May 13-15, 1992
    Southern Archivists Conference,
    Hosted by Tennessee Archivists
    Southern Baptists Historical Library & Archives,
    Southern Baptist Convention,
    Nashville

    November 19-20, 1992
    Chattanooga-Hamilton County Bicentennial Library
    Chattanooga
    Pre-Conference Workshop

    May 6-7, 1993
    University of Tennessee Conference Center,
    Knoxville

    November 4-5, 1993
    Disciples of Christ Historical Society,
    Nashville
    Pre-Conference Workshop

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    April 6-8, 1994
    Southern Archivists Conference,
    Hosted by the Society of Mississippi Archivists
    Natchez, Mississippi
    Post-Conference Workshop on Photograph Preservation

    November 3-4, 1994
    Paris Landing State Park,
    Buchanan, Tennessee

    April 27-28, 1995
    Memphis-Shelby County Public Library,
    Memphis

    November 2-3, 1995
    Special Collections & University Archives,
    Jean & Alexander Heard Library,
    Vanderbilt University,
    Nashville

    April 10-12, 1996
    Southern Archvists Conference,
    Hosted by the Louisiana Archives & Manuscripts Association (LAMA)
    Hotel St. Marie
    New Orleans, Louisiana

    November 6-7, 1996
    Metropolitan Archives of Nashville-Davidson County,
    Holiday Inn-Vanderbilt
    Nashville

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    TENNESSEE ARCHIVISTS VOTES TO HAVE ONLY ONE ANNUAL MEETING (AUTUMN)

    November 13-14, 1997
    Fall Creek Falls State Park,
    Spencer, Tennessee

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    TENNESSEE ARCHIVISTS VOTES TO CHANGE NAME TO 'THE SOCIETY OF TENNESSEE ARCHIVISTS'

    April 6-7, 1998
    Southern Archivists Conference,
    Hosted by the Society of Alabama Archivists (SALA)
    St. James Hotel,
    Selma, Alabama

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    November 4-6, 1998
    Historic Rugby,
    Morgan County, Tennessee

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    November 3-5, 1999
    Henry Horton State Park,
    Chapel Hill, Tennessee
    Local Archives Workshop

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    April 13-15, 2000
    Southern Archivists Conference,
    Hosted by the Society of Tennessee Archivists
    Radisson Hotel,
    Memphis, Tennessee
    Pre-Conference Workshops:
    "Copyright Issues for Archivists;"
    "Privacy, Confidentiality, and Access Issues;"
    "Disaster Preparedness & Recovery" (SOLINET)

    November 8-10, 2000
    Archives of Appalachia,
    D.P. Culp University Center,
    East Tennessee State University
    Johnson City
    Pre-Conference Workshops:
    "Introduction to Records Management,"
    "Database Design & Management for Archives,"
    "Grant Writing: Getting It Done Right,"
    "Basic Document Preservation: Theory & Practice"

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    ANNUAL "TENNESSEE ARCHIVES WEEK" ESTABLISHED, SPONSORED BY STA
  • ESTABLISHMENT OF "JOHN H. THWEATT ARCHIVAL ADVANCEMENT AWARD."

    November 7-9, 2001
    Franklin Marriott Cool Springs Conference Center,
    Franklin, Tennessee

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    August 21, 2002
    Southern Archivists Conference
    Business Meeting & Reception,
    Society of American Archivists Annual Meeting
    Birmingham, Alabama

    November 6-8, 2002
    Pickwick Landing State Park,
    Hardin County, Tennessee

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    November 5-7, 2003
    Maury County Archives,
    Columbia, Tennessee
    Tennessee Archives Institute

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    April 14-16, 2004
    Southern Archivists Conference
    Hosted by the Society of Mississippi Archivists
    Mississippi Department of Archives & History,
    Gov. William F. Winter Archives and History Building
    Jackson, Mississippi
    Pre-Conference Workshops:
    "Database Design & Management for Genealogical Research,"
    "Archival Preservation & Access: How the GSU Can Benefit You"

    November 3-5, 2004
    Chattanooga Choo-Choo Holiday Inn,
    Chattanooga, Tennessee

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    November 9-10, 2005
    Montgomery Bell State Park
    Burns, Tennessee

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    April 16-18, 2006
    Southern Archivists Conference
    Hosted by the Louisiana Archives & Manuscripts Association (LAMA)
    University of Louisiana at Lafayette
    Lafayette, Louisiana

    October 25-27, 2006
    Southern Baptist Historical Library & Archives
    Southern Baptist Convention
    Nashville, Tennessee
    Tennessee Archives Institute
    Pre-Conference Workshops:
    "Digital Libraries & Digital Archives"
    (Cosponsored by the Society of American Archivists)

    November 7-9, 2007
    Natchez Trace State Park
    Wildersville, Tennessee
    Pre-Conference Workshops:
    "Volunteer Voices: How to Involve Your Archive in Tennessee's Digital Collection,"
    "Introduction to Exhibits"
    (Cosponsored by the American Association for State & Local History)

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    March 26-28, 2008
    Southern Archivists Conference,
    Hosted by the Society of Tennessee Archivists
    Nashville Public Library,
    Nashville, Tennessee

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    November 5-7, 2008
    DuBose Conference Center
    Monteagle, Tennessee
    Pre-Conference Workshop,
    "Archives Alive! Building an Accessible Oral History Collection"

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    November 11-13, 2009
    Nashville Public Library
    Nashville, Tennessee
    "Archives 2.0: Reinventing Archives for the Virtual Generation"

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    September 23-24, 2010
    Southern Archivists Conference,
    Hosted by the Society of Alabama Archivists
    Birmingham Botanical Gardens,
    Birmingham, Alabama


    November 10-12, 2010
    Middle Tennessee State University
    Murfreesboro, Tennessee
    "Archives in Jeopardy: Maintaining Our Mission in an Uncertain World"

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    October 26-28, 2011
    John Seigenthaler Center
    Nashville, Tennessee
    "Roots: Unearthing Family History in Tennessee Archives"


    October 15-17, 2012
    University of Tennessee
    Knoxville, Tennessee
    "Red, White, Blue, and Recorded: Collecting and Preserving Politics in Tennessee"

    October 16-18, 2013
    Riverview Inn
    Clarksville, Tennessee
    "Listen Up! Discovering, Sharing, and Preserving Our Stories"

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    October 15-17, 2014
    Fogelman Executive Conference Center on the campus of the University of Memphis
    Memphis, Tennessee
    Accidentally on Purpose: Acquisition, Care, and Promotion of Unusual or Specialized Collections

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    October 21-23, 2015
    Pickwick Landing State Park
    Pickwick Dam, Tennessee
    Information Central: Archives, Education, and Outreach

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    March 16-18, 2016
    The Inn At Opryland
    Nashville, Tennessee
    Three Part Harmony: Interpretation, Preservation and Inspiration
    Joint Meeting with the Tennessee Association of Museums (TAM)and the Tennessee Preservation Trust (TPT)

    October 29, 2016
    Williamson County Archives
    Franklin, Tennessee
    Three Part Harmony: Archives, Genealogy, & You

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