Workshops

Open to the Public


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Please find a recording of the BMRC's Introduction to Archiving Workshop: Part One via this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e4LI-NyTIz4

Community Engagement Archivist Tanya 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 Andrew W. 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 via this link: https://youtu.be/5XWvzW6wVUo.

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

This workshop was made possible by the Andrew W. 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 the BMRC's Donations + Transfer Agreements Panel via this link: https://youtu.be/kUweUpIYQ_k

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 Andrew W. 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 the BMRC's Opportunities for Organizations Panel via this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UTLSJGCowGw.

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 Tanya Calvin with any accessibility questions or concerns: tcalvin@uchicago.edu

This panel was made possible by the Andrew W. 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 go to our YouTube page to see a recording of our Collection Diversification and Community Engagement Panel from November 2020: https://youtu.be/Vo_4Ez8-yLs