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The New York State Archives Student Research Award could be a great way to promote primary resources digitized and available in Hudson River Valley Heritage and at your organization.
The award consists of a cash prize and certificate. It encourages students to explore the wealth of historical records found in archives, libraries, and other community organizations throughout New York State.
Consulting Internet web sites such as the New York State Archives, Library of Congress, and National Archives is encouraged. Students can also use HRVH.org and newyorkheritage.org. This is an excellent way for students to find out what historical records are in at least 30 institutions in the Hudson Valley. They can also visit many of these institutions to do further research and consulting with historians, librarians and archivists.
The New York State Archives announces its 19th annual Student Research Award to promote and recognize excellence in student research.
The award has 2 primary purposes:
1. Encourage students to explore the wealth of historical records in New York State
2. Increase cooperation between schools and organizations that administer historical records useful for education.
The Student Research Awards program is a statewide competition open to all New York State students in grades 4-12. A total of three awards will be given, one each for students in:
Each award consists of a certificate and cash prize. Certificates of Merit will be awarded to those entries, other than the winners, that show a heavy reliance on historical records to support their research.
•Entries must be postmarked no later than July 1, 2009.
•Award recipients will be selected by September 15.
•Awards will be announced during Archives Week, October 2009.