The SCAA Board met today and, after careful consideration of the uncertainty surrounding future actions to combat Covid-19, decided to postpone the Spring Workshop until the fall.
Whether the workshop is a standalone event, held in concert with the Annual Meeting, or as part of the Annual Meeting will be determined at a later date. I encourage anyone who has an opinion on which option they feel is the best to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We appreciate your consideration and look forward to any comments and suggestions you might have.
"Care and Conservation of Historic Photographs"
Friday April 3, 2020
10 am to 2 pm
Lexington County Museum Tour Office
231 Fox Street Lexington, SC
Registration is forthcoming and will be at http://www.preservationsc.org/events.html
Attendees will learn about how to care for historic photographs and will be taught the basics of photograph conservation. Presenters include Beth Bilderback, Visual Materials Archivist at the South Caroliniana Library and Jennifer Bullock, Lead Conservator at Carolina Conservation in Irmo, SC.
The agenda for the PALMCOP Annual Meeting being held at the Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary of Lenoir-Rhyne University in Columbia, SC on January 24, 2020 is now available. It can be found at http://www.preservationsc.org/annual-conference.html.
From Shannon L. Smith:
PALMCOP fans, save the date! January 24, 2020 is our annual conference. “Safe and Secure: Protecting What Is Most Valuable” will be held at the Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary, beginning at 9 AM.
This year’s theme surrounds patron safety in our cultural resource institutions. We’ll be hearing from a number of public safety instructors and professionals on what lengths we can take to create greater safety and security policies.
Topics will include active shooter training, hostage negotiation, first aid, implementation of security policies and plans, and much more! This is a conference you won’t want to miss!
Register now for the SCAA Annual Meeting!
Friday, October 25, 2019
Gnann Conference Center at the Center for Teacher Education
1121 Speers Street Newberry, SC
9:30 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:50 a.m. Opening Remarks
10:00 a.m. Keynote address: Evan Spencer, South Carolina Department of Archives and History (SCDAH), "South Carolina, the American Revolution, and Hockey: Unlikely Connections at the SCDAH"
10:30 a.m. Jessica Hills, Kathryn Slover, and Morgan Jones-King, SCDAH, "PST! Hey, It's Email!"
11:00 a.m. Break
11:15 a.m. Andrea L'Hommedieu, University of South Carolina (UofSC), "Oral Histories in a Digital World: Connecting Stories and Resources"
11:45 a.m. Krista Oldham and Brenda Burk, Clemson University, "Connecting Communities: Supporting the Counter-Narrative"
12:15 p.m. Lunch and Business Meeting
1:15 p.m. Jessica L. Serrao, Clemson University, "Connecting Collections With Equitable, Diverse, and Inclusive Metadata"
1:45 p.m. J.R. Fennell, Tracy Power, and Shannon Smith, Lexington County Museum, Newberry College, Crumley Archives, "Connecting Collections: The Story of the Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary in the Dutch Fork"
2:15 p.m. Break
2:30 p.m. Ann Merryman, UofSC (Upstate), "One is the loneliest number: How a one-person shop leveraged campus, community, and SCDL partnerships to grow digital collections at USC Upstate"
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