[Heritage] Oregon Heritage News 2014-01-09
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Thu Jan 9 08:12:15 PST 2014
In this Issue:
1. Oregon Heritage is your information source
2. Deadline approaching for comments on draft 2014-2019 Oregon Heritage
3. Leather, fur care featured in free webinar
4. ODOT seeks historic resource specialist
OREGON HERITAGE IS YOUR INFORMATION SOURCE
Oregon Heritage News is only one of several services by Oregon Heritage
that provides timely services to the 1,000 heritage organizations in the
Oregon Heritage also gives technical support, including information
found in 22 Heritage Bulletins (
http://www.oregon.gov/oprd/HCD/Pages/Bulletins.aspx ). Is there a
subject you would like to learn more about? Let us know (
mailto:heritage.info at state.or.us )! Review our full range of services by
visiting us online (
Soon, you will hear the announcement of an Oregon Heritage MentorCorps
whose members will provide free information, consultation and training
in collections care and emergency preparedness for libraries, museums
and archives in all regions of the State. We'll let you know more about
the MentorCorps when it is officially launched later this month.
So stay tuned to Oregon Heritage News, which also gives you information
about upcoming grants and services available to organizations;
conferences, meetings of statewide heritage organizations, personnel
changes, and informational tips that assist heritage organizations. Do
you have an educational program or information that might benefit other
heritage organizations around the state? Let us know (
mailto:heritage.info at state.or.us )!
DEADLINE APPROACHING FOR COMMENTS ON DRAFT 2014-2019 OREGON HERITAGE
The deadline for making comments on the draft 2014 – 2019 Oregon
Heritage Plan is Jan. 15. The plan focuses on four areas: collections,
economic development and tourism, communications, and education. A link
to the plan is available at www.oregonheritage.org .
Email comments to Kyle Jansson ( mailto:kyle.jansson at state.or.us ) at
or mail them to Oregon Heritage Commission, Oregon Parks and Recreation
Department, 725 Summer St. NE, Suite C, Salem OR 97301-1266.
LEATHER, FUR CARE FEATURED IN FREE WEBINAR
The Connecting to Collections online community has posted an hour-long
webinar dedicated to the care of leather and fur objects. The webinar
covers the basic care of tanned, tawed, and untanned skins. From storage
to cleaning methods, this webinar covers best practices for organic
View the webinar (
http://www.connectingtocollections.org/leatherandfur/ ) anytime. The
webinar site also includes the presentation handout and links to related
ODOT SEEKS HISTORIC RESOURCE SPECIALIST
The Oregon Department of Transportation is seeking a limited duration
Historic Resource Specialist (
The successful candidate will analyze and document the impacts of
projects and other department activities on historic sites and
structures. Excellent communication skills, particularly the ability to
write clearly, concisely and in an organized way, are mandatory, as is
the ability to work in a team situation. For a complete job description
and application directions
Celebrate, Recreate, Invigorate at the Hub of Heritage and Recreation!
Mark your calendar for the Oregon Heritage Conference April 23-25, 2014
( http://www.oregon.gov/oprd/HCD/OHC/Pages/Conference.aspx ) . . .
Registration opens soon.
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
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Oregon Heritage News is a service of the Oregon Heritage Commission. Do
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