Webinar: Photographic Preservation: Strategies for Working with Physical Collections with Sandra Varry

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Date(s) - 02/19/2020
10:00 am CST - 11:00 am CST

Photographic collections are some the most heavily used resources in archives, but they require a specialized set of skills to manage and preserve.

This webinar will provide basic historical background on photographic processes, methods for identification and preservation as well as basic considerations for digitization and exhibition.

Sandra Varry is the Heritage & University Archivist at Florida State University where she collects, manages, and provides access to FSU’s archive and manages its Heritage Museum. She holds an MFA in Photography from UNC at Chapel Hill, and an MLIS from the University of South Florida. She became a Certified Archivist in 2013 and Digital Archives Specialist in 2014. She is currently the Immediate Past Chair of the Visual Materials Section of the Society of American Archivists, and a past President of the Society of Florida Archivists. She taught traditional and digital photography for 13 years before becoming a full time archivist, specializing in historic photograph collections.


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