Reminder: Membership Meeting Tomorrow!

We hope to see you tomorrow for our Seattle Area Archivists meeting.

When: March 11, 2010 10:00-11:30

Where: University of Washington Special Collections classroom in the basement of Allen Library South

What: Short business meeting followed by presentations by Nicolette Bromberg and Hannah Palin.

Presentation Descriptions:

Discovering Viretta Denny, and how she kept growing on me–literally!
Nicolette Bromberg, Visual Materials Curator at UW Libraries, Special Collections, will talk about her experiences when she uncovered (and kept uncovering) a collection of photographs by an early Seattle photographer.

Films, Football, and Raccoons
There were always rumors about the Intercollegiate Athletic Film Collection, that a treasure trove of films documenting the UW’s athletic history was buried somewhere in Husky Stadium. In early 2009, Hannah Palin, Film Archives Specialist at the UW Libraries, Special Collections, met with representatives from the Intercollegiate Athletics Department to discuss a project to evaluate, inventory, and make recommendations for the care and storage of the department’s films. At that meeting, Ms. Palin was taken to the fabled storage room in Husky Stadium, containing hundreds of boxes filled with thousands of films and videotapes. The rumors were all true. Ms. Palin will discuss the Intercollegiate Athletics Moving Image Project in detail and will touch on issues of preservation and access in regard to large moving image collections.

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