DVAG SAA Annual Meeting Wrap-Up Event

On September 27th, 2021 DVAG hosted an informal SAA conference wrap conversation for members. The event kicked off with Eileen Fay, recipient of this year’s SAA Annual Meeting Travel Grant, discussing “Outreach and Online Access Innovations from Smaller Institutions” session she attended. Fay discussed how small institutions with little resources over the last year were … More DVAG SAA Annual Meeting Wrap-Up Event

2021 SAA Annual Meeting Travel Grant Experience

This year Eileen L. Fay was awarded SAA Annual Meeting Travel Grant funds to attend SAA’s virtual annual meeting. She was kind enough to spend time live-tweeting for DVAG about the session she attended and write up a post detailing her experience and what she learned from it. ____________________________________________________________________________________________ On Monday, July 26, 2021, I … More 2021 SAA Annual Meeting Travel Grant Experience

Coffee Break Virtual Discussion

Date: July 28, 2021 Time: 2 PM EST Please register at the link below: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/coffee-break-virtual-discussion-tickets-163293074983 Get through that afternoon slump by enjoying a cup of coffee while learning about Longwood Gardens’ library and archives move! About this event: In 2021, Longwood Gardens embarked on a major multi-year construction and expansion project, Longwood Reimagined: A New … More Coffee Break Virtual Discussion

Fonds Film Club: National Treasure

The second Fonds Film Club is happening July 8 at 5:30 p.m with adventure film, National Treasure, which prominently features archives, museums and libraries. DVAG Members please register here: https://nam04.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.eventbrite.com%2Fe%2Ffonds-film-club-national-treasure-tickets-159529897217&data=04%7C01%7Cbeaudry.allen%40VILLANOVA.EDU%7C662e586948d14ee1681c08d934fb2dc9%7C765a8de5cf9444f09cafae5bf8cfa366%7C0%7C0%7C637599075686689384%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C1000&sdata=cx%2BTEF3Jg7SLmluy4%2BLRFjwT%2FVC00YQqSNNNZ0uQqF8%3D&reserved=0 About this event Please watch the film (available on Disney+, Hulu and Amazon) ahead of the discussion to get the most out of our meeting! … More Fonds Film Club: National Treasure

Fonds Film Club

April 27th, 2021 Rescheduled: May 11th, 2021 5:30 PM EST via zoom 2020-2021 has slowed programming and its been while since we got to spend some time together, and the programming committee thought it would be fun to kick off a return to activities with a film discussion. Please register for the (free) event and … More Fonds Film Club

Delaware Valley Archivists Group’s statement on Abuse in the Workplace

As a professional association, DVAG has a responsibility to tend to the well-being and dignity of its members. As such, we want make a public commitment to the following: DVAG believes that all GLAM professionals (and all people of all fields broadly) deserve to work in a safe environment, free from sexual harassment, physical abuse and … More Delaware Valley Archivists Group’s statement on Abuse in the Workplace

“Inside the Book Restorer’s Workshop” – German Society of Pennsylvania

On Oct. 22, the German Society of Pennsylvania’s Joseph Horner Library hosted an enlightening presentation by Philadelphia-based freelance book restorer, bookbinder, and artist Ruth Scott Blackson. After summarizing her impressive past projects, “The Book Restorer” (as she is known) introduced her current work to restore or rehouse volumes from the library’s Adopt-a-Rare-Book program, and invited … More “Inside the Book Restorer’s Workshop” – German Society of Pennsylvania

“It Came from the Archives” – The Trestle Inn

Two dozen lovers of archival film gathered in the Trestle Inn on Oct. 16 for a screening of fun and unusual short films from the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Science History Institute, the Hagley Library, Carpenters Hall, and the Catholic Historical Research Center. All were memorable:  a bicentennial trip through Philadelphia; musings from an … More “It Came from the Archives” – The Trestle Inn