Archive for the 'Conservation & Collections Care' Category

Save the Date –Saturday March 17th, 2012 9 am – 3 pm Floyd Norgaard Cultural Center   27130 102nd Ave NW    Stanwood WA The League of Snohomish County Heritage Organizations Board has decided to expand its traditional Malstrom Awards Luncheon to include more opportunities for sharing ideas on history projects in and around Snohomish County. Volunteers, […]

Jerry Handfield, Washington State Archivist Thursday evening May 26th, 2011 7 pm Floyd Norgaard Cultural Center 27130 102nd Ave NW Stanwood, WA  98292 Take advantage of this unique opportunity to meet Jerry Handfield, Washington State Archivist who will speak on the “Hidden Treasures of our State’s Archives”.  His talk will feature the unique public records […]

Preservation Week 2011 has brought us many examples of how to save our treasures – both those help by families and by our community museums.   I’ve added a link to a Nebraska’s PBS website with several excellent, short, easily viewed videos on problems facing our small museums.  Note also the excellent articles written by experts […]

Preservation Week April 24th – 30th – Help to preserve our family and community histories – Visit Your Local History Museum or Genealogical Society! Our community and family photo collections and stories are very valuable and they are being lost to those who might some day appreciate them.  Therefore – this week we encourage you […]

The Library of Congress has produced some good basic videos on preservation on “Why Digital Preservation is Important For You” – “Our personal photos, papers, music, and videos are important to us. They record the details of our lives and help define us. But increasingly,  our possessions and our communications are no longer material – […]