Klotter receives Thomas D. Clark Award
State Historian Dr. James C. Klotter, professor of history at Georgetown College, is the recipient of the 2005 Thomas D. Clark Kentucky Archives Week Award. The award, announced by the Kentucky State Historical Records Advisory Board during the annual Kentucky Archives Week celebrations, recognizes distinguished contributions to the work of archives and archivists.
The award was presented to Klotter by State Archivist Richard Belding, Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives, at the recent fall meeting of the Kentucky Council on Archives at Northern Kentucky University.
Klotter was recognized for his leadership as a former executive director of the Kentucky Historical Society; for distinguished scholarship, based on research in Kentucky archival repositories; for his service as State Historian and as a teacher of history; and for his many contributions as mentor and colleague, providing encouragement and counsel to those who work with historical records in Kentucky.