Posted by: Pam Hackbart-Dean | October 9, 2015

Southern Illinois Open Archives Day 2015


Participants include:
Special Collections Research Center at SIUC
Illinois Regional Archives Depository
SIUC University Museum
SIUC University Press
Jackson County Historical Society
Williamson County Historical Society

This year to celebrate Archives Month, Special Collections Research Center at SIUC’s Morris Library is organizing an open archives day. The event will take place on Friday, October 23rd. The listed Archives will be open and ready to show you their archival resources. Visitors to the archives will be given a map and a “passport” booklet with the names of participating societies. Each archive will give the visitors a stamp or a signature. Those visitors that visit all the archives, can submit their booklets and be entered to win some books on local history from the University Press. For more information, please contact Dr. Christina Bleyer,, 618-453-1499.


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