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; and 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, beginning at 10:00 am.

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: or by calling 303-866-5687.


Were held:

Friday, October 23, 2015, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM, at the West Custer County Library in Westcliffe, Colorado

Friday, April 17, 2015, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM, at the Rifle Branch Library, GCPLD

Presented by: Aly Jabrocki, Audio Archivist, State of Colorado and George Orlowski, Colorado State Archivist

Presentation slides are available below.


A Framework for Governing Electronic Records- FREE WORKSHOP

Was held September 5, 2015, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM at the Ralph Carr Judicial Center in Denver, Colorado

Presented by Liz Bishoff, Leigh Grinstead, Molly Davis and Betsy Holder

Presentation slides are available below.