[spcollig] Basics of Historic Objects Preservation: A workshop for small museums, historical societies, and archives

Pamela Hackbart-Dean phdean at lib.siu.edu
Fri Apr 27 08:31:15 CDT 2012

Basics of Historic Objects Preservation: 
A workshop for small museums, historical societies, and archives


This free, hands-on, workshop on the basics of historic objects
preservation is designed for local history museum staff and interns,
board members, and volunteers. Topics covered will include: how to
inventory, catalog and document collections; basic tools to get you
started in caring for your collection; how to set up environmental
monitoring of temperature and relative humidity; pest management; basic
materials recommended for collections care; where to find materials; how
to prepare for an emergency; and what does a curator do.


Two workshop venues remain in the series. Each workshop runs from 10

to 4 p.m.:


*	May 10:      University Center, Southeast Missouri State

                             Hosted by the Historic Preservation Program

Instructor is Linda Landry, Conservator, Missouri History Museum

     $B!|(J   May 16:      St. Joseph Museums, Inc.

                             3406 Frederick Avenue, St. Joseph

                             Instructor is Linda Endersby, Director,
Missouri State Museum 


To register to attend one of these workshops, please go to

or call 573-522-9018.


Workshop participants will receive reference books on collections care
and documentation, a Salvage and Response Wheel, a resource packet, and
a booklet with sample preservation materials appropriate for collections


This free workshop is provided free to one paid or unpaid staff member
of institutions that completed a survey conducted by the Partnership for
Missouri Heritage in 2011. If your institution did not participate in
the survey, you can fill out a copy by contacting(J
partnership4moheritage at missourimuseums.org
<mailto:partnership4moheritage at missourimuseums.org> .


The Academy of Certified Archivists has pre-approved this workshop for
five (5) Archival Recertification Credits in Section B.3.c.  


More information about the Partnership for Missouri Heritage can be
found at http://missourimuseums.org/partnership-for-missouri-heritage
<http://missourimuseums.org/partnership-for-missouri-heritage> .



Pam Hackbart-Dean, CA

Director, Special Collections Research Center

Southern Illinois University Carbondale

PH: 618.453-1452   FAX: 618.453.3440


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