Workshops

Open to the Public


Archives Awareness Panel Flyer

Archives Awareness Panel Series

These two virtual panels feature six Black Chicagoland archivists speaking about their work in the field, what memory work means to them, and why legacy management is important. These archivists come from various types of repositories and experiences, and had valuable insights to share! Please find the recordings of both panels below.

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Panel One: featuring Skyla S. Hearn, Erin Glasco, and Morris "Dino" Robinson

Panel Two: featuring Stacie Williams, Raquel Flores-Clemons, and Kellee Warren

Please contact T Calvin (he/him) at tcalvin@uchicago.edu with any questions or concerns.

A PDF file of this flyer is available here: Archives Awareness Panel Flyer


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Please find a recording of our Introduction to Archiving Workshop: Part One below. This window can be expanded to full screen, or the link can be opened directly on YouTube.

Community Engagement Archivist T Calvin walks through the processes of determining the value of materials; organizing and describing them; small preservation tips; and providing access to collections for users. This workshop was designed in response to answers from the BMRC's Community Needs and Assets Assessment and the Community Discussions that followed it.

This workshop was made possible by the Mellon Foundation.

A PDF file of this flyer is available here: Intro to Archiving Part One Flyer


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Please find a recording of our Introduction to Archiving Workshop: Part Two below. This window can be expanded to full screen, or the link can be opened directly on YouTube.

Community Engagement Archivist T Calvin discussed personal digital archiving and basic digitization guidelines.

This workshop was made possible by the Mellon Foundation.

A PDF file of this flyer is available here: Intro to Archiving Part Two Flyer


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Please find a recording of our Donations + Transfer Agreements Panel below. This window can be expanded to full screen, or the link can be opened directly on YouTube.

Learn about how you can donate to or share your historical collection with a repository through different kinds of transfer agreements! These archivists present on procedures at their repositories and answer questions about sharing your precious materials with their archive.

Presenting:

  • Leigh Tarullo, Director of Collections, Oak Park Public Library
  • Dino Robinson, Founder, Shorefront Legacy Center
  • Alison Hinderliter, Curator of Modern Manuscripts and Archives, Newberry Library
  • Beth Loch, Archivist at the Vivian G. Harsh Collection, Chicago Public Library

This workshop was made possible by the Mellon Foundation.

A PDF file of this flyer is available here: Donations + Transfer Agreements Panel Flyer


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Please find a recording of our Opportunities for Organizations Panel below. This window can be expanded to full screen, or the link can be opened directly on YouTube.

Learn about opportunities to receive support for your organization from The Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation, The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, or Illinois Humanities! Hear the following presenters speak about their represented foundations and the grants they provide for different organizations.

Presenting:

  • Ellen Placey Wadey, Program Director, Chicago Artistic Vitality and Collections, Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation
  • Mark Hallett, Director of Grants Programs, Illinois Humanities
  • Zachary Whittenburg, Arts Program Officer, The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation

Contact BMRC Community Engagement Archivist T Calvin with any accessibility questions or concerns: tcalvin@uchicago.edu

This panel was made possible by the Mellon Foundation.

A PDF file of this flyer is available here: Opportunities for Organizations Panel Flyer


Open to BMRC Member Institutions


There are no workshops for BMRC members coming up at this time. Please see a recording of our Collection Diversification and Community Engagement Panel from November 2020 below. This window can be expanded to full screen, or the link can be opened directly on YouTube.