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Nana S. Farris

Museum administrator

Nana S. Farris, museum administrator. Board directors Aiken Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, 1995-1997; instructor American Red Cross, Aiken, 1997. Member South Carolina Federation Museum, S. Eastern Museum Council, American Association Museum.

Background

Farris, Nana S. was born on July 6, 1950 in Henderson, Kentucky, United States. Daughter of Charles W. and Marinetta R. (Reed) Farris.

Education

Bachelor in Sociology, We. Kentucky University, 1976. Master of Arts in Folklore, We.

Kentucky University, 1982. Graduate certified in Museum Management, University South Carolina, 1988.

Career

Director regional studies center Arkansas College, Batesville, 1979-1985. Director Aiken (Arkansas) County History Museum, 1986-1991. Field services and grants director South Carolina State Museum, since 1991.

Board directors South Carolina National Register Review Board, Columbia, 1988-1992. Member South Carolina Cultural Visions Council, since 1991. Consultant (grants writer, museum, cultural institutes) private practice, Aiken, South Carolina, since 1990.

Membership

Board directors Aiken Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, 1995-1997. Instructor American Red Cross, Aiken, 1997. Member South Carolina Federation Museum, S. Eastern Museum Council, American Association Museum.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Short story writer.