Archival Appraisal and Description Workshop

24 Oct 2018

This workshop is being presented by BMACHO, with funding provided by the Blue Mountains City Council's Community Assistance Grant. It is the first of workshops to be presented. We plan to present a workshop on Grant Application in February 2019.

When: Wednesday, 24 October 2019 9.00 am for 9.30 am. 

Where: Blue Mountains Historical Society's Meeting Room, 99 Blaxland Road, Wentworth Falls.

Morning tea and lunch will be provided.

The workshop will cover:
  • Introduction to archives
  • Appraisal
  • Acquisitions
  • Arrangement and description
  • Practical work with archival material
  • Case studies
  • Finishing with a plenary session where those attending can discuss problems, solutions and generally share ideas
Presenters will be:
  • Fiona Burn, formerly Research Archivist at National Archives of Australia
  • Professor Ian Jack, Senior Fellow & Archivist, St Andrew's College, University of Sydney
  • Gay Hendriksen, Museums & Galleries Adviser, Blue Mountains City Council

Please RSVP by 17 October 2018 and provide any special dietary requirements.

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Contact Details

Jan Koperberg by email or by phoning 02 4751 5834. Please leave a message if unanswered.
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