Arizona Historical Society Al Merito Award 2015 Call for Nominations

The Al Merito Award honors individuals and organizations from every corner of the state that have preserved and promoted Arizona history with museum programs and exhibitions, by collecting and conserving historical objects and archives, and by recording oral histories from Arizonans of today for benefit of future generations.

We invite nominations of organizations or individuals whose special achievements have enriched the community through their vision, dedication, and love of Arizona history.  Please return the completed nomination form by Friday, February 20, 2015.



The Tucson Library and Archives is debuting a new reading room schedule in 2015!

Beginning in January, Mondays will be dedicated to: completing grant projects, relocating vulnerable collections, and focusing on interdivisional outreach initiatives. In order to accomplish this, the reading room will be closed on Mondays from January 5, 2015, through May 25, 2015. The reading room will continue to be open Tuesdays-Fridays from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.


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