Author Archives: Toni Vanden Bos

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.

Learn How to Start a Family Oral History Project & Celebrate Preservation Week

Recording the stories of our parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles, and other relatives and friends, can be a powerful way to capture history that otherwise would be lost. What better way to learn about our family history than through the … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Grant Supports Conservation of Wright Brothers Artifacts – See the Results!

Last fall, Special Collections & Archives received a LSTA (Library Services and Technology Act) Conservation grant from the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), awarded by the State Library of Ohio to fund treatment for items in the … Continue reading

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