111 W. Montgomery Avenue
Rockville, Maryland 20850
Join Montgomery History for a FREE lecture on preserving those precious family memories!
Rockville Memorial Library (Meeting Room #1)
Saturday, March 18, 2017
Let Franklin A. Robinson, Jr., Archives Specialist at National Museum of American History, show you how to preserve your family papers and photographs! This FREE workshop gives a brief and basic overview of how anyone can take steps to preserve important family papers and photographs for the long term. Attendees will be briefed on ten points of preservation and given information on how to process family collections and where to find the necessary materials to do so. You may bring in one item for evaluation!
This workshop is free and open to the public, but space is limited. Please rsvp to reserve your seat now!
Archives Specialist Franklin A. Robinson, Jr. works with the Archive Center’s processing team on preparing paper and film collections for long term preservation and researcher use. He has authored many finding aids as well as monographs and books on local Maryland history. He contributed a chapter to Jessica Lacher-Feldman’s book, Exhibits in Archives and Special Collections Libraries and has an article published in the summer 2014 issue of the journal QED. His latest book, Faith & Tobacco was published in 2015 by Anchovy Hill Press. He is the recipient of The Maryland Historical Trust’s Preservation Service Award and was appointed to the board of the Maryland Historical Trust by Governor Hogan in 2016.