The 2009 Midwest Archives Conference Annual Meeting will be held at the Hyatt Regency - St. Louis Riverfront, April 29 Ė May 2, 2009. The conference is open to anyone interested in preserving and utilizing historical records, and at only $75.00 for advance registration ($45 for students) itís an exceptional value. To take advantage of this special rate your registration must be postmarked April 10, 2009.
Concurrent seminars and panel discussions are offered on topics such as videotape preservation, assessing and managing digital collections, and serving patrons in the 21st century. Several pre-conference workshops are also available, on electronic records, ethics, and an all-day program on Disaster Preparation and Wet Salvage of Materials taught at National Personnel Records Center. Organized tours include the Old Courthouse (site of the Dred Scott court case), the Anheuser-Busch Brewery, and the National Personnel Records Center facility. Thursday night join us for a reception in the Missouri History Museumís Grand Hall.
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