Call for submissions: Archives Month Philly film screening

In the grand tradition of our ever-popular Lantern Slide Salon, this year’s Archives Month Philly program will feature a screening of archival films and videos curated by the Archives Month Philly team. Institutions are invited to submit any film or video for consideration, whether it’s already been transferred or is in need of transfer. Through … More Call for submissions: Archives Month Philly film screening

Archives Month Philly: ‘Staches and Spirits

Contributed by Ashley Stevens Sponsored by the Young Friends of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, ‘Staches and Spirits was a rousing success with over 75 people in attendance on October 16th.  During the course of the two hour event, attendees had the opportunity to mingle, to sample free whiskey and to check out historic photographs … More Archives Month Philly: ‘Staches and Spirits

Archives Month Philly: Free Library of Philadelphia Rare Book tour and exhibitions

Currently, the Rare Book Department at the Free Library of Philadelphia is providing tours which include an introduction to the history of the book showing select items from the collections, including cuneiform tablets, a section of a papyrus scroll, a medieval manuscript and a leaf from a Gutenberg Bible. The tour also includes a visit … More Archives Month Philly: Free Library of Philadelphia Rare Book tour and exhibitions

Treasurer’s Report – 2017

Posted on behalf of Hoang Tran. Reflecting on DVAG’s efforts to strive for transparency, accountability, and fiscal responsibility, DVAG presents the 2017 Treasurer’s Report. For 2017, DVAG continued its commitment to provide its members with a number of services and programs that included quarterly meetings, networking events, supported Archives Month Philly, educational and career advice, … More Treasurer’s Report – 2017

2016 Chair’s Report

2016 was a busy and exciting year for archivists in the Delaware Valley, beginning with our March meeting on the care and management of audio-visual materials at the Penn Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. We also held a town-hall discussion on the ethics of archival internships at the Wagner Free Institute of Science, explored the … More 2016 Chair’s Report

2016 Treasurer’s Report

As always, DVAG is invested in transparency and to that end we present our treasurer’s report, representing our finances at the end of 2016. This year we increased our SAA Annual Meeting Travel Grant to support not one, but two local archivists attending the conference. We continued to hold funds for PhillyDH to support THATCamp Philly, and … More 2016 Treasurer’s Report