Free Webinar on Creating Family Archives by Margot Note

Do you want to organize your family archives during this time of social distancing and stay-at-home measures, but need a little inspiration?  Margot Note, an archivist, records manager, consultant, and author of the book Creating Family Archives: A Step-by-Step Guide to Saving Your Family Memories for Future Generations, is offering a free webinar on Sunday, April 5 from 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. EDT. Registration is required ahead of time at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/close-togetherfar-apart-creating-family-archives-while-social-distancing-tickets-101484681414?aff=erelpanelorg .

The webinar is titled “Close Together/Far Apart: Creating Family Archives While Social Distancing” and will cover how to organize family papers and provide preservation tips. Q&A is planned at the end. The webinar will use the Zoom platform.

If you have questions as you begin organizing and preserving your family treasures, or if you get stuck along the way, the staff in Special Collections and Archives welcome your questions!

About Toni Vanden Bos

I manage preservation efforts in our department, which includes implementing our preservation plan, monitoring environment, assessing collection conditions, improving housing, prioritizing reformatting of vulnerable materials, and developing and implementing the electronic records program with the Collections Manager. I also catalog our manuscript collections, and manage the gift books and journals. Additionally, I arrange and describe collections, provide reference assistance, create exhibits, give presentations, and assist with special events as needed.
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