Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Workshop - Basics of Archives

In association with the Friends of California Archives, the California State Archives is presenting a one-day Basics of Archives workshop in Sacramento on Tuesday, December 4th, from 8:30-4:00. The workshop will be held in the Multipurpose Room of the Secretary of State's office at 1500 11th Street, Sacramento, CA 95814. 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 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 November 29, 2012. For questions about the workshop, contact Laren Metzer at