Susan Swartzburg Award

This award honors the memory of a librarian whose leadership in New Jersey inspired and influenced many others in our profession, particularly in the areas of preservation of library materials, archives, and the book arts.

Criteria: 

The History and Preservation Section may confer this award annually on an individual NJLA member in recognition of his / her statewide leadership and dedication to the preservation or interpretation of archival, library, or historical materials.
The nominee should exhibit one or more of the following qualities:
 
Leadership - Examples of this would include: support for funding of conservation projects; promoting education of conservation issues; and increasing the visibility of archival / history materials.
 
Creativity - Examples of this would include: developing new and interesting methods of interpretation through exhibits,  programs, lectures, and publications.
 
Commitment - Examples of this would include: building an impressive body of work at one or more institutions in the areas of conservation, archives, and / or historical fields; and exhibiting knowledge of and concern for the basic principles of preservation over time.

Submission Guidelines: 

Please complete or prepare facsimile with same information to:

Carolyn Dorsey, Chair NJLA History & Preservation Section Awards Committee at: carolyn.dorseynjhgc@gmail.com

or
Carolyn Dorsey, History Center
Morristown & Morris Twp. Library,
1 Miller Road, Morristown, NJ 07960

 

Deadline: 
Thursday, February 1, 2018
Notes: 
Past winners of this award include:
2003 - Elsalyn Palmisano
2004 - Ralph Ocker
2005 - Elizabeth "Betty" Steckman
2006 - Gary Saretzky
2007 - Joseph DaRold
2008 - Susan Gulick
2009 - Peggy Norris
2010 - Michele Stricker 
2011 - Miriam Kornblatt
2013 - Frederic C. Pachman
2014 - Tim Corlis
2015 - Deborah Mercer
2016 – Robert Stewart
2017 - Sarah Hull
2018 - Chad Leinaweaver
2019 - Karl J. Niederer