Thursday, July 5, 2012

Workshop - management and preservation of heritage materials

American Public University System (APUS) University Archives, the Arts and Humanities Alliance of Jefferson County, and HAR Consulting will present a two-day skills development workshop on the management and preservation of heritage materials. The Workshop will consist of sessions focusing on physical and digital archives, area historical research resources, and the development of digital projects. Volunteers, employees, associates, students, and other individuals currently working within area cultural organizations—as well as independent researchers, collectors, and enthusiasts interested in historic preservation—are encouraged to attend. Workshop sessions will be led by professionals from APUS, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, Jefferson County Historical Society, and other institutions. See below for details. Where: APUS Academics Building Library 330 North George Street Charles Town, West Virginia 25414 When: Friday and Saturday October 12-13, 2012, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Registration: Capacity of 25 on a first-come, first-serve basis; fee of $20 for both days covers lunch and refreshments Contact: APUS University Archivist Brad Wiles at or 304-724-2670