The Tennessee State Library and Archives says six people have graduated from the Tennessee Archives Institute.
The 2 1/2-day program includes a series of workshops on the principles and practices of archival management and records preservation.
To receive a certificate of archival management, archivists must complete three years of training.
Graduates this year are Chad Fred Bailey of the Washington County Archives in Jonesborough, Paul Frank of the Sevier County Records Management and Archives Department in Sevierville, Cindy Grimmitt of the Maury County Archives in Columbia, Marilyn Holmes of the Dyer County Archives in Dyersburg, Aimee Saunders of the Williamson County Archives in Franklin and Randy Tatum of the Sumner County Archives in Gallatin.
The institute included tours of the Tennessee State Library and Archives and the Southern Baptist Historical Library and Archives, in addition to sessions on various topics