[Heritage] Oregon Heritage News 2011-09-29

Heritage Info heritage.info at state.or.us
Thu Sep 29 08:42:32 PDT 2011

In this issue:
1. Fellowship Opportunity Deadline Approaches
2. Oregon Archives Month Celebrated at OSU
3. Historical Society Seeks Executive Director


The deadline for applying for a Heritage Fellowship is Oct. 19. The
Heritage Programs Division of the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department
will provide 1-3 fellowships to undergraduate students who are seniors
and to graduate students for researching, writing and presenting a topic
related to history, geography, archaeology, cultural heritage, or
historic preservation in Oregon. The Fellowship recipients will make a
20-minute presentation of their project or research findings April 27 at
the Oregon Heritage Conference/Northwest Archivists Conference in Salem.
The recipients must be full-time students at a university in the state
of Oregon. For more information, visit
http://www.oregonheritage.org/OPRD/HCD/OHC/fellowship.shtml .

OSU will celebrate 50 years of the University Archives, 25 years of the
Special Collections and a merger of the two with a palette of events
highlighting Beaver history from 2:30 - 4 p.m., Oct. 1. Event
participants will meet in the Archives reference room for a tour  of a
“forgotten landscape” of campus structures led by OSU Archivists
Tiah Edmunson-Morton and Larry Landis. Using historic maps and
photographs, highlights of the tour will include the campus gazebo,
brooder house and octagonal barn. Email
tiah.edmunson-morton at oregonstate.edu if you plan to attend. For more
details about this tour and other Oregon Archives Month events visit
http://wpmu.library.oregonstate.edu/osu_archives/category/main-page .


The Sherman County Historical Society, located in Moro, is seeking an
executive director. Responsibilities include daily operations of the
Society’s museum, meeting annual goals, supporting the Society’s
Board in its stewardship role and supervising volunteers associated with
various museum functions. The successful candidate will be energetic and
a collaborative leader; will possess strong communication skills and
have a record of achieving results, a passion for rural community
development and experience in rural communities. A related degree, and a
minimum of five-years experience in educational or hands-on museum
management, volunteer management, nonprofit management, fund development
and grant writing preferred. Direct experience in museum collections
care and management is a plus. For a complete job description, visit
http://www.shermanmuseum.org . Send resume and cover letter
postmarked by Oct. 21  to: Hiring Team, Sherman County Historical
Society, P. O. Box 173, Moro, OR 97039.

The Heritage Grant deadline is approaching! Visit
www.oregonheritage.org to learn more.
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