Lecture and Mini-workshop: Archival Records and Document Management

Diane Bird, Archivist, Museum of Indian Arts & Culture/Laboratory of Anthropology

IARC Speaker Series, SAR Boardroom

Thursday, November 18, 2010, 12:30–3:30 pm

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Archivist Diane Bird will focus on several topics relating to creating and maintaining archives during this hands-on interactive workshop. She will discuss how to handle and store archival materials, better practices for culturally sensitive materials, funding opportunities, and tips on conducting research in archives.

Please RSVP to (505) 954-7205 or iarc@sarsf.org no later than Wednesday, November 10. Space is limited to 40 people.

Diane Bird is from Santo Domingo Pueblo and is currently employed as an archivist at the Laboratory of Anthropology/Museum of Indian Arts and Culture in Santa Fe. Diane has served as head archivist with the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian Cultural Resources Center Archives in Suitland, Maryland; adjunct instructor at the Institute of American Indian Arts; and archival workshop instructor for the Falmouth Institute. She is a member of the New Mexico Historical Records Advisory Board and the New Mexico Humanities Council.

Diane Bird and participants discuss handling sensitive materials in archives (excerpt).
QuickTime Player required. (length/file size: 10:48/10.1 MB)


Recommended Readings

Fleckner, John A. Native American Archives: An Introduction. Chicago, IL: Society of American Archivists, 1984.

Gaylord Bros. Gaylord Archival Sourcebook. Syracuse, NY: Gaylord Bros., 2010.

Gaylord Bros. Guide to Collections Care: Paper, Photographs, Textiles, & Books. Syracuse, NY: Gaylord Bros., 2010.

Hunter, Gary S. Developing and Maintaining Practical Archives. New York, NY: Neal-Schuman Publishers, 2003.

Sponsored by Anne Ray Charitable Trust

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