Friday, November 3, 2017,  Behind-the-scenes tour of the new Parkway location of the Barnes from 5pm – 7pm with an overview of the repository as well as a tour of the new storage space.

Friday, December 8th, 2017, Holiday potluck at the American Philosophical Society from 5pm -7pm.

Past Meetings

Thursday, September 14, 2017, Meeting was held at the Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) at Temple University. It coincided with the 50th anniversary of the Urban Archives at Temple. A special 50th anniversary exhibit was on display.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017, Two part meeting with tour at CCAHA and meeting at Curtis Institute of Music. Topic is Conservation, Preservation Fundamentals, and Disaster Preparedness

Friday, March 17, 2017, Reading Room Policies and Practices at the Chemical Heritage Foundation.

Winter 2016: Thursday, December 15, 2016, Holiday Potluck at the William Way LGBT Community Center.

September 21, 2016, Records Management, at the Kislak Center for Rare Books, Special Collections, and Manuscripts (University of Pennsylvania)

May 11, 2016, The Great Debate – Should institutions offer unpaid internships? At the Wagner Free Institute of Science

March 31, 2016, Caring for A/C Collections, Penn Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

December 8, 2015, Decolonizing Archival Description, College of Physicians of Philadelphia.

October 21, 2015, Celebrating PhillyHistory’s 10th Birthday, City Hall.

May 20, 2015, DUSAA/DVAG Career Panel, Moderator: Margery N. Sly, Speakers: Alexis A. Antracoli, Theresa Altieri, Willhem Echevarria, Sarah Newhouse, Hoang Tran, Historical Society of Pennsylvania.

April 2, 2015, MARAC/NEA Boston Conference Wrap-up, The Heritage Center of the Union League of Philadelphia.

December 4, 2014, Discussion about Kathleen Roe’s, “A Year of Living Dangerously For Archives”, Free Library of Philadelphia (Central Branch).

September 30, 2014, Deaccessioning and Reappraisal by Chela Scott Weber, Chemical Heritage Foundation.

May 29, 2014, Archives Career Panel, Moderator: Susan Davis, Speakers: Christiana Dobrzynski Grippe, Matthew Lyons, Margery Sly, Ashley Stevens, and Scott Ziegler, Historical Society of Pennsylvania.

April 1, 2014, Electronic Records Panel with Abby Adams, Jarrett Drake and Laurie Rizzo, Chemical Heritage Foundation.

December 18, 2013, Open Forum, Union League of Philadelphia.

September 23, 2013, ArchivesSpace training by Brad Westbrook, American Philosophical Society.

PowerPoint from this meeting available here.

June 27, 2013 International Council on Archives “Principles of Access to Archives” discussion, Curtis Music Institute.

March 21, 2013, Presentation on Metrics by Deb Boyer, Riverfront Mummers Museum.

December 12, 2012 Disaster Relief and Disaster Triage, Presbyterian Historical Society.

June 25, 2012  Rights and Permissions Workshop, Temple University.

April 10, 2012, Acquisition & Appraisal: The Archivist’s First Responsibility, National Archives at Philadelphia.

November 30, 2011.Small Archival Repositories and Professional Archivists: Building a Community of Practice.” Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 4pm-6pm

Powerpoint from this meeting available  here.

Summary from this meeting available here.

Minutes from this meeting available here.

October 5, 2011. Christ Church Neighborhood House. Meeting co-sponsored by the Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania.

Sept. 23, 2011. Meetup: Finding Aid Reformatting.
Notes from this meetup our now available here.

May 25, 2011, Archives Career Panel at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 6pm-8pm

March 31, 2011, Getting the Most out of Your Intern and Internship Experience (The Academy of Natural Sciences)

December 7, 2010, DVAG 30th Anniversary, Urban Archives at Temple University

October 18, 2010, panel on Online Presence (Library Company of Philadelphia)
Click Here for Overviews and Links from the panel discussion.

June 10, 2010 (Bryn Athyn)

March 18, 2010 (Drexel University College of Medicine)

December 3, 2009 (Bryn Mawr College)

October 15, 2009, with panel on Electronic Records Management (Penn Law School)

September 10, 2009 (Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center)

May 7, 2009 (University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology)

February 25, 2009 (Drexel University)

October 29, 2008 (American Philosophical Society)

September 25, 2008 (Philadelphia Museum of Art)

June 5, 2008 (Mudd Manuscript Library, Princeton University)

April 25, 2008 (Philadelphia City Hall)

February 27, 2008, with panel on Electronic Records and Digital Collections (Historical Society of Pennsylvania)

November 28, 2007 (Atheneum of Philadelphia)

October 18, 2007, with presentation on PACSCL consortial survey initiative (Haverford College)

June 6, 2007 (American Catholic Historical Society)