Conserving your Family Archive

at Online

Sue Gibbons

This is a Zoom meeting.  The Zoom meeting will open at 7:15pm (UK time) and the talk will start at 8pm.

Note: Between 7:15pm and 7:55pm we will have breakout rooms where members can talk about various topics, determined nearer the date of the meeting.

Speaker:  Sue GIbbons

Talk Summary:  This talk will look at the general principles for keeping things safe and in good condition. Detailed advice on caring for and storing original documents, maps, books and other paper items, photographs, etchings and paintings, textiles such as samplers, christening robes, unforms etc, inherited objects including furniture, jewellery, ceramics and toys. Digital media and suggestions for preserving your heritage as a book (hardcopy and e-book forms) or a website and making plans for what will happen to it all after your death. Finally some trustworthy sources for further help and advice and insurance in the broadest sense.

Speaker Background:  Sue Gibbons was the Librarian of the Society of Genealogists for almost 20 years. During this time she was responsible for managing a major Lottery funded project to convert the old card catalogue into computer form and make it available on the Internet. She has been a member of the Anglo-German FHS since 1987 and is a life member and Fellow of the Society of Genealogists.

For details how to register to attend this event see the corresponding page in the Members’ Area here.

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