Creating and Preserving Oral Histories for Illinois Archivists Illinois State Archives


All spots for this class have been filled.

The Illinois State Historical Records Advisory Board (ISHRAB) is hosting Creating and Preserving Oral Histories for 25 Illinois archivists and archival volunteers. This two hour online course will be held on June 29, 2021 from 1 p.m.-3:00 pm. The course is presented by LYRASIS.

This course covers the preservation challenges, planning, equipment, procedures and documentation necessary for carry out an oral history project. Persons or organizations who are looking into undertaking an oral history project or who will be seeking a grant to fund an oral history project are encouraged to take this class.

ISHRAB and its representatives will award scholarships on a first-come, first-served basis until all 25 seats have been filled. The completed application form may be submitted by U.S. mail, FAX, or email. All decisions made by the ISHRAB and its representatives will be final. The deadline to apply is June 21, 2021.

Funds for this opportunity are provided by a State Board Programming Grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

If you have any questions, please contact:
David Joens, Director
Illinois State Archives
Margaret Cross Norton Bldg.
Capitol Complex
Springfield, IL 62756
217-782-3492
217-524-3930 (fax)
djoens@ilsos.net

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