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Calling Citizen Archivists:
May 8, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am| Free
Preserving your own history using archival principles and practice
What: Calling Citizen Archivists: Preserving your own history using archival principles and practice
When: Thursday, May 8, 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.
Where: Elmer Andersen Library 120
Who: Ellen Engseth, Curator, Immigration History Research Center Archives
Are you interested in caring for your documents, photographs, and collections? Consider some practices and principles from the professional field of archives, including issues of preservation, access and use, storage, and even disaster recovery. Learn about resources available to you for products, further learning, and online communities. And enter a drawing to win preservation-quality boxes and other materials for archiving your personal collection!
About Ellen Engseth
Ellen Engseth is Curator of the Immigration History Research Center Archives and Head of Migration and Social Services at the University of Minnesota Libraries. She also adjuncts with the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, where she recently taught a course on preservation.