Cambridge, Ontario. June 27, 2012… Heritage Cambridge in conjunction with the City of Cambridge Archives, will host a special workshop entitled ‘Archiving at Home’. The workshop will share basic conservation and preservation techniques and include details on creating detailed inventories for the digital world.
The workshop is happening on Saturday July 28th between 9:30am and 2:00pm at Cambridge City Hall, 50 Dickson Street, 2nd floor, Secord Room.
“We’ll delve into some very important techniques that can be used to preserve family treasures,” says Michelle Goodridge, Nitrate Negative Project Assistant, Archival and Special Collections at the University of Guelph.
The workshop also includes a special tour of the City of Cambridge Archives located in Historic City Hall, 2nd Floor, 46 Dickson Street. The tour will feature an overview of the Cambridge Hall of Fame collection and a newly created exhibit focusing on medical services which includes a circa 1870 wicker wheelchair.
All materials for the session are included in the cost of only $10 for Heritage Cambridge members and $20 for non-members. Space is limited so register today by contacting [email protected]
There are other workshops planned by Heritage Cambridge as part of an Ontario Architecture series. Visit http://www.arconserv.ca/branches/ for dates and details.