Archivists to provide consultations under program

Experienced archivists from around the state will provide no-cost consultations to rural archives as part of a program initiated by the Alaska State Historical Records Advisory Board.

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by Associated Press

JUNEAU- Experienced archivists from around the state will provide no-cost consultations to rural archives as part of a program initiated by the Alaska State Historical Records Advisory Board.

Participating archivists are from the Sealaska Heritage Institute, University of Alaska Anchorage Archives and Special Collections, University of Alaska Fairbanks Alaska and Polar Regions Collections and Alaska State Archives. According to a release, they will work with six small field archives across Alaska and make recommendations for best practices.
The program will provide three days on-site consultation and the visiting archivist will train staff in managing and preserving unique or irreplaceable materials.
Applications for those interested in participating are being taken until Jan. 30.
The program is sponsored by the Alaska State Historical Records Advisory Board and National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
 

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