Kentucky Archives Month Awards

Nomination Forms:  

Writing or other production  [Word]  [PDF]

Teaching (all grade levels)   [Word]  [PDF]

Notable Service by a Private Citizen or Organization  [Word]  [PDF]

Notable Service by a Public Official  [Word]  [PDF]

Significant Service as an Archivist  [Word]  [PDF]


Certificates of Merit

Writing or other production

  • 2015 - Kentucky African-American Encyclopedia (award presented to editors Dr. John Hardin, Dr. Karen Cotton McDaniel, and Dr. Gerald Smith)
  • 2010 - Tom Kiffmeyer, Morehead State University
  • 2006 - Cheryl Beckley, Western Kentucky University
  • 2004 - Encyclopedia of Louisville (award presented to editor-in-chief Dr. John Kleber)


Teaching (all grade levels)

  • 2015 - Amanda Jo Runyon, University of Pikeville


Notable Service to and Advocacy for Archives in Kentucky by a private citizen or organization

  • 2015 - David Williams, University of Louisville
  • 2014 - Jack Fox, WHAS Radio Oral History Project, University of Louisville
  • 2009 - Charles Castner, University of Louisville
  • 2008 - Dr. Eugene Conner, Kornhauser Health Sciences Library, University of Louisville


Notable Service to and Advocacy for Archives in Kentucky by a public official

  • 2015 - Mike Kem, Jodie Oglesby, and Betty Stites, Christian County Clerk and deputies
  • 2014 - James Russell Harris, Kentucky Historical Society
  • 2014 - Charlene Davis, Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives
  • 2012 - Donna Baker, Morehead State University
  • 2010 - Clara Potter Keyes, Morehead State University
  • 2010 - Kandie Adkinson,  Land Office Division, Kentucky Secretary of State’s office
  • 2006 - James Nelson, Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives 
  • 2006 - Beverly Calvert, Allen County Clerk
  • 2005 - Liz Damrell and Susan Lamb, Lexington/Fayette Urban County Government Council clerk and deputy
  • 2004 - Frances Cotterill, Mason County Clerk


Significant Service as an Archivist

  • 2012 - Sister Emma Cecilia Busam, OSU, Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph
  • 2008 - William J. Marshall, University of Kentucky
  • 2008 - Dr. William J. Morison, University of Louisville Archives
  • 2008 - Mary E. Winter,  Kentucky Historical Society


Thomas D. Clark Kentucky Archives Month Award