In association with the Friends of California Archives, the California
State Archives is presenting a one-day Basics of Archives workshop in
San Diego on Monday, June 18th, from 8:30-4:00. The workshop will be
held in the Bayside Room of the San Diego County Administration Center
at 1600 Pacific Highway, San Diego, CA 92101.
Taught by highly experienced professionals, the workshop will cover the
fundamentals of archives management, including appraisal, acquisitions,
collection development, arrangement and description, preservation,
reference services, and public outreach. The course is intended for
those who have some responsibility for the care and management of
historical collections, but do not have any formal training.
To register for the workshop, send your name, name of organization,
email address, and phone number to Sherrie Lujan at
firstname.lastname@example.org. Registration fee is $50.00 per person and
includes all workshop handouts, a supply catalog, and a guide to
collections care. Cash or checks payable to Friends of California
Archives should be mailed to Basics of Archives Workshop, 1020 O Street,
Sacramento, CA 95814. Payment must be made in full prior to the workshop
date. The registration deadline is June 11, 2012.
For questions about the workshop, contact Laren Metzer at