Intermountain Archiving 2016 - Passport in Time

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Utah - Intermountain Regional Office
Closed! Preserving the Past: Archive Management

Old Books by Sillero
Not the real Archives!

March 7-11, 2016

Must commit to full session

Join us this spring as we dive into the history collection from Region 4 of the Intermountain Office! The collection is comprised of Ranger diaries, grazing records, land atlases, timber reports, photographs, maps, and other fascinating articles. PIT volunteers and FS staff will gather at the Intermountain Region’s headquarters in the James V. Hansen Federal Building, located on Ogden's Historic 25th Street, to catalog and curate these items. The office is just steps away from great restaurants, fine galleries, and some terrific shopping. In fact, come for the project, then stay the weekend to enjoy some spring skiing or to explore local museums – see you in March!

Number of openings: 6

Special skills: Volunteers must have very clear and legible handwriting; good organizational skills and attention to detail desired; previous archaeological/museum cataloguing and/or archival/curation experience, artifact identification, data entry, and/or other pertinent, special skills helpful, but not required
Minimum age: 18 years old
Facilities: Ogden offers a variety of lodging, including hotels/motels, restaurants, and a full range of other amenities within walking distance of the office where we will be working; Layton, Farmington, and Salt Lake City are all full-service communities with hotels/motels, restaurants, and a full range of other amenities; volunteers responsible for own lodging, food, and daily transportation to the Regional Headquarters
Nearest towns: Project based in Ogden; Layton, 20 miles; Farmington, 25 miles; Salt Lake City, ~45 miles

Applications due: February 1, 2016
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