Long Range Preservation Planning: Philip Foster Farm

 Project BackgroundSam Shogren was contracted to work with the board, staff, and volunteers of the historical society and museum during the summer of 2008 to develop a Long-Range Preservation Plan for their collections and buildings. We based out work on NorthEast Documents Conservation Center's (NEDCC)'s collections preservation manual developed while I served on the Advisory Committee. I had the opportunity to beta-test the manual before publication at the Penobscot Marine Museum in Searsport, Maine.Scope of Work & DeliverablesDeveloped and provided workshops for staff and volunteers on:collections care and handlinghistoric housekeepingpreservation planningDesigned and implemented an environmental monitoring program for:collections storagehistoric buildingsResearched and created a…

Heritage Planning: Philip Foster Farm, Estacada, Oregon

Philip Foster Farm, Estacada, Oregon Museum Collections Preservation Planning The Phillip Foster Farm and Jacknife-Zion-Horseheaven Historical Society of Eagle Creek, OregonWe began working with the Historical Society in August to help them develop a Long-Range Preservation Plan for their collections and buildings. We will also be offering workshops for staff and volunteers on collections care, housekeeping and implementing an environmental monitoring program for the buildings to develop baseline data for future projects.

Collections Management – Tigard Historical Society

Tigard Historical Association Working with the Board and volunteers to train them in the care and processing of the Association's heritage collections. Project activities include the development of policies and forms for the receiving, accessioning and cataloging of collections, the development of a collections manual, the development and approval of a Collections Policy that will govern, in the future, how the organization cares for collections and what it chooses to accept. Additional activities include working with them to implement PastPerfect for the management of collections, and a reconstruction of previous collections activities to generate a series of Donor Files and…