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A Race Against Time: Preserving Our Audiovisual Media

Presented by the Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts

 

March 2 & 3, 2009

Hosted and cosponsored the Harry Ransom Center, The University of Texas
at Austin, Austin, TX

 

Lead Speaker: 

Alan Lewis, Audiovisual Archives Consultant, Washington, DC 

Speakers:

George Blood, President, Safe Sound Archive, Philadelphia, PA

Tom Clareson, Program for New Initiatives, PALINET, Philadelphia, PA 

Sarah Cunningham, Audiovisual Archivist, Lyndon Baines Johnson
Presidential Library and Museum and Adjunct Professor, Audio
Preservation and Reformatting and Advanced Audio Preservation, The
University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

Sarah Stauderman, Preservation Manager and Archives Conservator,
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, DC

 

CCAHA is pleased to offer a limited number of stipends of up to $750 to
help defray travel, lodging, and registration costs associated with
attending A Race Against Time: Preserving Our Audiovisual Media.
Detailed program and stipend application information is on the
downloadable brochure at http://www.ccaha.org/education/program-calendar


 

Stipend Eligibility:

*        Individuals must work in a non-profit institution that is open
to the public with an annual operating budget of less than $500,000. 

*        Preference will be given to those applicants who are directly
responsible for the care of the audiovisual materials collected by their
institution.

*        Stipend applications must be postmarked by February 2, 2009.

 

Applicants must submit: one-page letter of interest; a brief
institutional profile or brochure; a brief description of audiovisual
materials held by the institution; proof of tax-exempt status; the
institution's most recent financial report; a letter of support from the
institution's director or board president; and the applicant's resume.
Applicants will be notified of the status of their application shortly
following the application deadline.  For additional information on the
program and the stipend application process, please download the
brochure at http://www.ccaha.org/education/program-calendar 

 

The fee for this two-day program is $200.  Funders for this program
include the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and the
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.  

 

In partnership with PALINET.  Locally cosponsored by the Harry Ransom
Center, The University of Texas at Austin; the Kilgarlin Center for
Preservation of the Cultural Record, School of Information, The
University of Texas at Austin; and Amigos Library Services, Inc.



Download the brochure for A Race Against Time: Preserving Our
Audiovisual Media at http://www.ccaha.org/education/program-calendar
and apply for a stipend or to register now!  For more information,
contact the Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts:  call
215-545-0613, email [log in to unmask] or visit www.ccaha.org
<http://www.ccaha.org/>  .

 

 

Kim Andrews

Preservation Services Officer

CONSERVATION CENTER for Art and Historic Artifacts

264 S. 23rd Street 

Philadelphia, PA  19103

215-545-0613 (phone)

215-735-9313 (fax)

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www.ccaha.org

 

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