Preservation and Access: Preservation/Access Projects

Period of Performance

1/1/2006 - 12/31/2006

Funding Totals

$5,000.00 (approved)
$5,000.00 (awarded)

General Preservation Assessment, Workshop, and Purchase of Preservation Materials

FAIN: PA-51546-06

Canton Public Library (Canton, CT 06019-3016)
Jane Ducharme Hoben (Project Director: May 2005 to March 2007)

A preservation assessment, a training workshop, and the purchase of supplies for archives, manuscripts, photographs, maps, and oral history collections related to the history of Canton, Connecticut, from the 17th through the 20th century.

A consultant will conduct an on-site visit for a general preservation assessment of the local history collection of Canton Public Library, Canton, Connecticut, Her report will enable us to set priorities and establish a long-range plan for preservation. Following the survey and report, a half-day workshop will be held tailored to our specific needs. A flat file and preservation materials and supplies will be purchased.