Santa Clara University Archival Donation Processing

History Associates Incorporated

How do you accept the donation of a collection without adding it to the dreaded backlog? Client Challenge: Santa Clara University was honored to accept the donation of a collection of women religious in 2019, but wanted to ensure it …

Chi Omega Archives Action Plan

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How do you plan for your future while examining 125 years of your past? Client Challenge: Over its 125 year history, the Chi Omega Fraternity accumulated a large archival collection that is crucial in telling the Chi Omega story of …

Sonoma County Archives Relocation Project

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When 5,000 ft3 of historic material needs to be relocated, where do you even begin? Client Challenge: In October 2017, the wildfires in Northern California narrowly avoided the Sonoma County Archives by a mere 600 feet. Recognizing the need for …

Collections Management for a New Museum

Collections Management for a New Museum

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What goes into starting a new museum? Client Challenge The United Brotherhood of Carpenters (UBC) wanted to display its treasured collection of woodworking tools and other artifacts with the goal of eventually opening a brand new museum. As the project …

Museum Collections Management System Upgrade

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What Does It Take To Upgrade to a New Collections Management System (CMS)? Client Challenge The Grand Lodge of the District of Columbia (GLDC) planned to upgrade their collections management system. Unsure of how to take on the task of …

Nurse Betty Ann Mattewson in Ward 2A Danang, Vietnam 1968. Photo courtesy NNCA.

Navy Nurse Corps Collections Support

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How Can You Make an Organization’s Legacy More Accessible to Its Members? Client Challenge The Navy Nurse Corps Association (NNCA) maintains an archive with diverse materials such as oral histories, books, photographs, newspaper articles, and other ephemera. It also includes …

Normandy American Military Cemetery Exhibits

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What is the power of a personal story?  Client Challenge When the American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) wanted to construct a new visitor center at the American Military Cemetery in Normandy, France, they needed a team of professionals to help …

How do you convey the meaning of an international icon?

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Client Challenge The original Statue of Liberty Museum occupied a small area in the Statue’s pedestal, but with increased security after 9/11 and growing crowds, most visitors to Liberty Island couldn’t see it. The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Inc., …

What Does It Take to Celebrate a Century of Progress?

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Client Challenge The Farm Credit System, established in 1916 as the country’s first Government Sponsored Enterprise (GSE), is a network of financial cooperatives owned by its customers, primarily farmers, ranchers, agribusinesses and rural infrastructure providers. In 2013, Farm Credit began …

In celebration of its 140th anniversary, HDA created a special presentation and exhibit on its history, displayed at the Business and Leadership Conference (BLC) 2016 in Colorado Springs, CO. Photo courtesy HDA

Healthcare Distribution Alliance Exhibit

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How can history support corporate rebranding? Client Challenge In 2015, the Healthcare Distribution Alliance (HDA)—a trade association representing primary pharmaceutical distributors—was preparing for a major rebranding effort that coincided with its 140th anniversary. HDA wanted to take full advantage of …

Jack Kent Cooke Biography

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This brief biography was produced for the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation to serve as encouragement and example to the highly motivated young people to whom it provides college tuition. Business history painted with a broad brush, the book tells the …

BoatU.S. Association History Book

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BoatU.S. 40th Anniversary History Book This brief illustrated history brings together a streamlined narrative and abundant captioned images to commemorate the fortieth anniversary of the Boat Owners Association of the United States. Research in organizational records and oral history interviews …