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 …