Arkansas State Archives Announces “Caring For Your Collection” Workshop

By Staff, 05/13/17 2:01 PM

LITTLE ROCK –  The Arkansas State Archives and the Hot Spring County Historical Society are hosting an archives and special collections workshop from 9 a.m. until noon on Sat., May 20 in the Great Room (A300) at the College of the Ouachitas in Malvern, Department of Arkansas Heritage Director Stacy Hurst announced today.

“Caring for Your Historical Collections” will feature sessions on “Basic Tips for Managing Historical Collections,” “Responsible Preservation on a Budget,” and “Working with Special Formats.”

The event is free but registration is required. Registration is limited and deadline for registration is May 15. Check-in for the event begins at 8:15 on May 20.

The Arkansas State Archives is an agency of the Department of Arkansas Heritage and is responsible for collecting and maintaining the largest collection of historical materials on Arkansas in the world. The State Archives has two branch locations: the Northeast Arkansas Regional Archives is located in Powhatan and the Southwest Arkansas Regional Archives is located in Washington.


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