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Gene J. Williams Award

The award honors the late Gene J. Williams, archivist at the North Carolina Division of Archives and History and at East Carolina University, and charter member of the Society of North Carolina Archivists (SNCA).

The Award

SNCA annually recognizes a project on an archives-centric topic completed for a graduate-level course, thesis, practicum, or similar by a student residing in or attending a North Carolina school.

The award recipient is selected in the Spring and their project is published in SNCA's peer-reviewed Journal of the Society of North Carolina Archivists. The recipient also receives:

  • $250
  • Free attendance to the next annual conference
  • A one-year SNCA membership

How to Submit

Please see instructions in the linked application for how to submit each kind of project.

Applications and projects should be submitted electronically with the subject line “Williams Award” to

the SNCA Education Chair, Marlena Rose, at

Applications for this award must be received by Friday, January 12, 2024.

For more information, please contact the SNCA Education Chair at the above email address.

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