Preservation Summer School

Conference Sessions

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Sessions are designed to enhance the knowledge of preservation professionals, as well as individuals actively involved in community preservation. The Pennsylvania Barn & Farm Symposium takes place on  Thursday, June 20.

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Workshop: Preserving Local History

Local history cannot survive without being nurtured and protected. Explore hands on history efforts at Wilson College as well as the important processes for creating or managing an archive. You'll learn about the critical decision-making that goes into bringing order out of chaos with paper-based historical documents. Then move to place-based engagement efforts with a case study of preservation studies at Wilson College. Discover how to spark joy in reseach and preservation!
Valerie A. Metzler,of Valerie Metzler Archivist/Historian
Dr. Bonnie Rock-McCutcheon, Wilson College
Dr. Kay Ackerman, Wilson College, 
Kieran McGhee, Wilson College

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