WORKSHOP: STORAGE OF ARCHIVES. Venue: Castlemaine
May 17 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm$20 – $30
This workshop has four sessions:
- storage of paper based material [Alleyne Hockley, CHSI Archivist]
- photographs – framed and unframed [CHSI member]
- digital archival files [David Langdon, HVSG, President Richmond & Burnley HS]
- storage facilities [Dr Ken Gifkins, CHSI Treasurer]
The program will focus on basic storage of archives and will provide cost effective and simple tips for the storage of paper based and digital archives. One session will look at practical ideas for purpose built archival buildings. Castlemaine Historical Society has a great deal of experience with building archival storage facilities. It has three purpose built archival storage rooms and has recently received a grant for a further building. Their treasurer will give helpful ideas on how to build archival facilities, how to apply for funding and negotiating a way through the red tape associated with building on a Heritage Registered site.
The workshop will be held in the Castlemaine Historical Society Local History Repository
and Research Rooms in the historic 1852 Former Court House.
Tea & coffee will be supplied and attendees are encouraged to BYO their lunch and to arrive early, from noon, for networking.