On Tuesday, May 11, 2010 from 5:00-6:30pm the University Archives & Historical Collections (UAHC) will host an open house for staff from Libraries, Computing & Technology departments. Staff will view the recently renovated UAHC reading room and see the new movable shelving. Highlights from the collections will be on display and staff will learn fun facts about MSU’s history. Among the highlights will be maps from throughout campus history, scrapbooks from alumni, and class rivalry posters.
At 6:30pm University Records Archivist Whitney Miller will be giving a presentation to the MSU Alumni Club of Mid-Michigan. Whitney will be speaking about the unique collections, current educational projects using archival materials, and our new online presence. Everyone is invited to stay for the presentation in the Conrad Hall Auditorium.
The UAHC will also be celebrating National Preservation Week. May 9-15, 2010 is the American’ Library Association’s first Preservation Week. The theme of preservation week is to save our heritage and memories. In honor of that event the UAHC will be promoting Be Your Family Archivist. There will be handouts for both adults and children with helpful tips about preserving your family’s history.
Light refreshments will be provided in the Conrad Hall Lobby. We hope to see you there!Tuesday, May 11, 2010 Open House: 5:00-6:30pm 101 Conrad Hall Whitney Miller’s Presentation on Spartan History: 6:30-7:30pm 102 Conrad Hall
Please RSVP by May 6 to Mary Patterson or Portia Vescio at 355-2330 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.