Monthly Archives: April 2013

Preservation Week: Researching Ranch Hi(STORIES) at the American Heritage Center

[The Preservation Week blog series concludes with this final post.  We hope that you have enjoyed this feature!  As always, please feel free to share your own stories about your personal collections in the comments section!] For many years I have … Continue reading

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Preservation Week: Connecting with the Past through Family Hi(STORIES)

[The Preservation Week blog series continues!  Please feel free to share your own stories about your personal collections in the comments section!] Everyone has a personal archive; a collection of records that they choose to maintain because they feel that the … Continue reading

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Preservation Week: Family Heirlooms and Hi(STORIES)

[We continue to celebrate Preservation Week with a series of blog posts from community members that discuss their personal archives and family histories.  We hope that you enjoy this blog series!  Please feel free to share your own stories about … Continue reading

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A Preservation Week Event: Family History @ the American Heritage Center!

Join Reference Archivist Rachael Dreyer at for an exciting look at primary source collections that may shed new light on your family history research! When: 10am-12pm — Wednesday, April 24th Where: American Heritage Center, 4th Floor Miller Classroom What to bring: … Continue reading

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Preservation Week: Personal Archives and Hi(STORIES)

Welcome to Preservation Week!  This week long event is celebrated by libraries, archives, and other institutions to emphasize what communities can do to preserve personal and shared collections.  Frequently, the American Heritage Center (AHC) talks about the collections within in … Continue reading

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Frederick Gutheim: Conservation Activist and Planning Policy Mastermind

Frederick Gutheim was born on March 3, 1908, in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He was raised in Washington, D.C., where he attended Sidwell Friends School and later Dr. Devitt’s Preparatory School. He earned a degree from the Experimental College of the University … Continue reading

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Preservation Week! Coming Soon!

 

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