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archivist

Michael B. Ballard, archivist. Research grant, American Philosophical Society, 1988, Garner fellowship, Mississippi State University, 1977-1983.

Background

Ballard, Michael B. was born on November 24, 1946.

Education

Bachelor in History, Mississippi State University, 1975. Master of Arts in History, Archives, Mississippi State University, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy in History, Mississippi State University, 1983.

Career

Archivist Western Carolina Library., Cullowhee, North Carolina, 1979—1980, Mississippi State University Library., since 1983. Appointed to advisory committee Records of United States Congress, 2001—2003.

Membership

Member of Historians of Civil War Western Theater (co-founder, co-executive director since 1998), Society Civil War Historians, Southern Historical Association, Society Mississippi Archivists (president 1997), Association Centers for Study of Congress, Mississippi Historical Society (member board director, member editorial review board, member board publications, Dunbar Rowland award 2006), Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Alpha Theta.