History Matters: Introduction to preserving family history collections

Apr 27, 2022 · Malvern, Australia
An introduction to preserving family history collections at home.

Do you have a family history collection at home?

A significant amount of Australia’s cultural heritage is held by private individuals, families and community groups. Drawing on her experience in archival conservation, Ainslee will discuss different approaches you can take to preserve your family history collection at home, from safe storage to disaster recovery. The talk will cover caring for paper and photographic materials, artworks, objects and digital collections.

Ainslee Meredith is a Local History Technician at the Stonnington History Centre and a Research Assistant with Grimwade Conservation Services. She is completing her PhD in cultural materials conservation at the University of Melbourne and has previously worked with national, state and community archives.

Bookings required.

Our events are COVID-Safe. By attending you agree to comply with any guidelines from the Victorian Government and Chief Health Officer (unless a valid medical exemption applies) and follow the instructions of staff at all times.

Please note: If restrictions prevent us from meeting in-person, this session will be moved online and presented Zoom.

Stonnington Library + Information Service provide a wide range of services to people who live, work and visit the City of Stonnington. We also present a range of free and low cost programs and events to support and enhance the literacy, learning and lifestyle needs of our communities. Individuals of all ages and abilities can come together to connect with and learn from writers, artists, thought leaders, industry experts and each other about literature, history, technology, creating and upskilling.  

 

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    Stonnington Library + Information Service provide a wide range of services to people who live, work and visit the City of Stonnington. We also present a range of free and low cost programs and events to support and enhance the literacy, learning and lifestyle needs of our communities. Individuals of all ages and abilities can come together to connect with and learn from writers, artists, thought leaders, industry experts and each other about literature, history, technology, creating and upskilling.

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