Everyone Can Help Preserve History

Alan Barnett History, Research Leave a Comment

Preservation Week (April 23-29) is an initiative of the American Library Association (ALA) that highlights the importance of preserving records and photographs documenting our family, community, state, and national history. We encourage everyone to educate themselves a little and then pitch in to help preserve our history.

Personal Digital Archiving

Gina Strack Research Leave a Comment

As part of Preservation Week, we wanted to share information on how you can preserve one of the more difficult forms of records both for institutions like the Utah State Archives and in our personal lives: digital and electronic. Why Digital is Special Paper is one of the more stable forms on which people have recorded information throughout history, using …

Preserving Your Historical Family Records

Alan Barnett Research 1 Comment

  This week has been designated as Preservation Week by the American Library Association. This designation is a chance to highlight the importance of preserving items worthy of passing on to future generations. These items are held in thousands of museums, libraries and archival institutions, as well as in many family collections. Here at the State Archives it is a …