"With the grant money the SHRAB will be able to disseminate $3,000 in funds to local repositories, organizations and historical societies, in order to encourage and support identification and preservation of historical records and provide training for the staff that care for those records," said Chelle Somsen, SHRAB chair and state archivist with the South Dakota State Historical Society at the Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre.
"The SHRAB advocates for the preservation of historical records, educates the public and records caretakers about the importance of the historical record, and leads the historical community in preserving, promoting and providing access to the state's documentary heritage," Somsen
For information on the guidelines for the grant and the application, please see http://history.sd.gov/Archives/SHRAB/shrabactivity.aspx or call (605) 773-3804.
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Locations : Pierre, South Dakota
People : Chelle Somsen