Mary Postlethwaite History Award

The Historic Natchez Foundation honored the Archives Committee of St. Mary Basilica with the Mary Postlethwaite History Award at the annual meeting on December 9, 2010. Mimi Miller, executive director of the Foundation, recognized the committee for the preservation of archival materials and the development of the web site--stmarybasilicaaarchives.org.

Pat Biglane, 2010 president of the Foundation, presented the award to James Guercio, chairman, who introduced the committee members--Kate Cole, Mary Eidt, Betsy Holleman, Michael Murphy, and Patricia Murphy. Betsy Holleman presented copies of the Archives Directory and the Index of the Civil War Diary (1862-1865) of Bishop William Henry Elder, Bishop of Natchez, to Mimi Miller.


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Lithograph on stone - St. Mary Cathedral