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State Historical Records Advisory Board

 

 South Carolina State Historical Records Advisory Board

 

 

SHRAB Logo                                                   Mission

The South Carolina State Historical Records Advisory Board (SC SHRAB)
serves the public by advising and supporting efforts to identify, preserve,
and provide access to South Carolina’s Historical Records.

 

                                                   Vision

The SC SHRAB is an active and effective agent for the preservation of a wider
public access to South Carolina’s historical records and serves as a model for
the nation’s other SHRABs.  It fosters and supports communication and collaboration,

as well as plays the roles of educator, advocate, promoter, planner, and coordinator.

 

 

 

Publications

A Plan to Ensure the Preservation and Availability of the Palmetto State’s Historical Records, 2021 - 2026

South Carolina Historical Repository Directory
 

Current SC SHRAB Members

Dr. W. Eric Emerson- Director of the South Carolina Department of Archives & History, State Archivist, State Historic Preservation Officer

Brenda Burk- Head of Special Collections at Clemson University

Kate Boyd- Director of Digital Research Services at the University of South Carolina

Dr. Rameth Owens- Professor of History Emerita at Clemson University

Gina White- Director of Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University

Andrew Bigony- Lexington County Archivist and President of the South Carolina Public Records Association

Joseph Boykin- Former Dean of Libraries at Clemson University

 

Upcoming Meetings

March 26, 2021- virtual - Agenda - Meeting Minutes

May 21, 2021 - virtual - Agenda - Meeting Minutes
 

Related Information

The SC SHRAB completed the updated South Carolina Repository Directory and the strategic plan, entitled “A Plan to Ensure the Preservation and Availability of the Palmetto State’s Historical Records”, with funds from a State Board Programming grant provided by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).  More information about the NHPRC is available on their website: https://www.archives.gov/nhprc
 

Contact the Board

For additional information, or questions about the SC SHRAB, or additions/changes to the Historical Repository Directory, please contact Erin Lowry, at scshrab@scdah.sc.gov or 803-896-6128.