Participants Selected for Archival Assessment Program

Sixty-one museums, historical societies and public libraries with local history collections have been selected to participate in the Archival Assessment Program. This program is funded by the National Historic Publications & Records Commission (NHPRC) and was awarded to the Connecticut State Historical Records Advisory Board, in collaboration with Conservation ConneCTion. Participating institutions will receive at no cost, on-site assessments of their archival collections by a preservation professional. Assessors will spend a half day on-site reviewing how the archival collection is cared for and managed. The assessors will provide a short report on their
observations and recommendations which will serve as a planning tool for the long-term care and conservation of the archival collection. Wir möchten Ihnen die Vollversion bieten. So etwas haben Sie sicherlich nicht gesehen.

The participating institutions include:

Amity and Woodbridge Historical Society
Archbishop O’Brien Library
Avery Copp House
Bristol Public Library
Buley Library, SCSU
Cheshire Historical Society
Colebrook Historical Society
Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame
Cornwall Historical Society
Coventry Historical Society Museum and Archives
Danbury Public Library
Danbury Railroad Museum
Derby Historical Society
East Haven Historical Society
Essex Historical Society
Falls Village/Canaan Historical Society
Gov. Jonathan Trumbull House Museum
Groton Public Library
Guilford Keeping Society
Gunn Memorial Library and Historical Society
Hartland Historical Society
Harwinton Historical Society
Hill-Stead Museum
Historical Society of Glastonbury
Historical Society of the Town of Greenwich
Hotchkiss Library
Institute for Community Research
James Blackstone Memorial Library
Jewish Historical Society of Greater Hartford
Kent Historical Society
Lebanon Historical Society
Ledyard Historical Society
Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum
Lyme Public Hall Association
Milford Historical Society
Mystic Arts Center
Mystic River Historical Society
New Britain Public Library
New Canaan Historical Society
New London County Historical Society
New London Maritime Society, Custom House Maritime Museum
Norwalk Museum
Otis Library
Portland Historical Society
Preserve New Fairfield
Prosser Public Library
Ridgefield Historical Society
Russell Library
Scotland Historical Society
Seymour Historical Society
Sharon Historical Society
Simsbury Free Library
Southbury Historical Society
The Indian and Colonial Research Center
Wallingford Historical Society
Watkinson Library, Trinity College
West Hartford Public Library
Windham Textile and History Museum
Windsor Historical Society
Wintonbury Historical Society
Wood Memorial Library and Museum

Participating institutions will be contacted by their assessor early in March to arrange an appointment for the on-site visit. The results of this project, including the assessments will be shared at a symposium slated for fall 2010.

For questions about this project please contact Kathy Craughwell-Varda at Conservation ConneCTion,