"Archiving 101" - FREE Workshop in Springfield, Colorado

Please join us in Springfield, Colorado on Friday, June 24, 2016 for a comprehensive all day workshop. The event will focus on best practices for those working in smaller repositories and who may not have had formal archival training. Participants are encouraged to bring questions and sample items from their collections that present specific challenges in processing.

Presenting will be four members from the State Historical Records Advisory Board:

    Abby Hoverstock, Senior Archivist/Librarian with Denver Public Library/Western History and Genealogy

    Shaun Boyd, Lead Archivist with the Douglas County History Research center

    Aly Jabrocki, Audio/Media Archivist with the Colorado State Archives

    George Orlowski, State Archivist and Director of the Colorado State Archives.


The event will take place at the Baca County Emergency Management Office, 29400 Hwy 287, Springfield, Colorado, 81072.

A FREE lunch and snacks will be provided. The entire event has been made possible by a grant sponsored by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission, and the Colorado Historical Records Advisory Board.

RSVP to the event by sending an email to: CHRAB@state.co.us or by calling 303-866-5687.



Here are suggestions for lodging in Springfield:

 Stage Stop Hotel – 1033 Main St, Springfield, CO 81073; (719) 523-4737

 Crawford Motel - 288 Colorado St, Springfield, CO 81073; (719) 523-6276

 Starlite Motel - 681 Main St, Springfield, CO 81073; (719) 523-6236

 J’s Motel - 265 Main St, Springfield, CO 81073; (719) 523-6257