[Heritage] Oregon Heritage News 2013-05-02

Heritage Info heritage.info at state.or.us
Thu May 2 08:20:22 PDT 2013


In this Issue:
1. Applications for Oregon Heritage Preservation Scholarship available
2. Oregon Heritage calendar features local Historic Preservation Month
activities
3. Preservation Activities subject of survey 
4. Albany seeking consultant services for National Register nomination
5. Heritage Bulletin link correction
 
 
APPLICATIONS FOR OREGON HERITAGE PRESERVATION SCHOLARSHIP AVAILABLE
 
Would you like to attend a preservation-related conference, workshop,
or training in the next year? The Oregon Heritage Preservation
Scholarship provides financial assistance for Oregon residents to attend
a preservation-related conference, workshop, or training in the United
States between July 1, 2013 and June 30, 2014. Eligible travel expenses
include registration fees, transportation, lodging and meals. 
 
Scholarships are available to those actively involved in local
preservation efforts and who demonstrate how attendance at a
preservation-related conference, workshop, or training will help meet
the preservation needs of their local community.
 
Scholarships are competitive and offered twice per year. The
first-round deadline is June 14. For more information, visit
www.oregon.gov/oprd/HCD/FINASST/Pages/Scholarships.aspx or contact Cara
Kaser at cara.kaser at state.or.us or (503) 986-0670.
 
 
HERITAGE CALENDAR LISTS LOCAL HISTORIC PRESERVATION MONTH ACTIVITIES
 
Speaking of preservation related activities; Oregon Heritage is listing
Historic Preservation Month activities on its online calendar (
http://www.oregon.gov/OPRD/HCD/pages/calendar.aspx ). Check it out to
learn about accomplishments and challenges taking place across the
state. It’s not too late to list local activities that feature
preserving places, artifacts and archives. Email a two-sentence
description, the location, date and time to Oregon Heritage (
mailto:heritage.info at state.or.us ). Include the name of the sponsoring
organization, and a website, phone number or email address where people
can get more information about the event.
 
 
PRESERVATION ACTIVITIES SUBJECT OF SURVEY
 
Cultural heritage institutions with preservation activities have the
opportunity to complete "A Survey of Preservation Activities in Cultural
Heritage Institutions - FY2012", a pilot study coordinated by the
Preservation and Reformatting Section of the American Library
Association and the Association of Library Collections and Technical
Services. Visit http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/preservation-survey to
take the survey, which will be open through June 25.

The goal of this survey is to document the state of preservation
activities in this digital era via quantitative data that facilitates
information sharing and tracking changes in the preservation and
conservation fields over time. Questions focus on preservation
activities for fiscal year 2012 (as defined by your institution) and
will document your institution's administration and staffing of
preservation activities, budget and expenditures, general preservation
programming (disaster planning, education, outreach and more),
conservation treatment, preservation reformatting and digitization, and
digital preservation activities.


 
ALBANY SEEKING CONSULTANT SERVICES FOR NATIONAL REGISTER NOMINATION
 
The City of Albany, a Certified Local Government, is seeking proposals
from interested consultants for the purpose of conducting a minimum of
four intensive level surveys in one of Albany’s Post World War II
neighborhoods, Lehigh Acres and a draft narrative of Section 8 of the
National Register Nomination Form for a potential National Register
historic district designation. Reconnaissance level surveys on the
neighborhood of 117 residential properties took place in 2011.
 
The Intensive Level Surveys and further historical analysis and
documentation will assist the City of Albany Landmarks Advisory
Commission and the residents in Lehigh Acres to gain understanding about
the integrity of the neighborhood and the potential for listing the
neighborhood in National Register of Historic Places.  The budget for
this project is $3,000.  Email Anne Catlin (
mailto:anne.catlin at cityofalbany.net ) or call (541) 917-7560 to receive
a copy of the Request for Consultant Services. Consultant proposals are
due May 24 by 5 p.m.
 
 
HERITAGE BULLETIN 20 LINK CORRECTION
 
Trying to access the latest Heritage Bulletin, which discusses textile
care? Here is a corrected link (
http://www.oregon.gov/oprd/HCD/docs/Heritage_Bulletins/HB_20_Caring_for_Textiles.pdf
); otherwise, you can access any Heritage Bulletin by visiting Oregon
Heritage ( http://www.oregon.gov/oprd/HCD/Pages/index.aspx ) and
searching under Technical Assistance.
 
 
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The 2013 Heritage Conference program (
http://www.oregon.gov/oprd/HCD/OHC/Pages/conference.aspx ) is now
available! 
 
Oregon Heritage, part of the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department,
provides technical support and services to people and organizations
documenting, preserving, interpreting and sharing Oregon's heritage.
Keep up with the latest heritage issues and trends at Oregon Heritage
Exchange ( http://oregonheritage.wordpress.com/ ) and follow us on
Facebook ( https://www.facebook.com/OregonHeritage ). 
 
Oregon Heritage News is a service of the Oregon Heritage Commission. Do
you have an issue or item you would like to share? Email us (
mailto:heritage.info at state.or.us ).
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