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A Collections Policy: What It Is and Why You Need One

Key points of a collections policy and how having one can help your organization.

Annual Meeting Reflection

J. D. Britton Scholarship recipient Linda Scarcella shares her Annual Meeting experience.

Annual Meeting Reflection

Trella Romine Scholarship recipient Becky McKinney shares her Annual Meeting experience.

Board Meeting Update

Summary of committee sessions from the August Board meeting

Region 10 Welcomes a New Representative

Jim Geyer of the Pioneer & Historical Society of Muskingum County joins the team of Alliance representatives

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The History Fund

Learn more about Ohio Historical Society's designated History Fund

Since its founding in 1960, the Ohio Local History Alliance has worked closely with the Ohio Historical Society (OHS). Both organizations share a common goal to encourage the preservation and the presentation of Ohio's heritage. Although separate organizations, they are joined by this common purpose and by the belief that through collaboration the two groups can be effective in meeting their goals. The staff of the OHS Local History Office administers and coordinates all Alliance programs. The Alliance, through its twenty-three person board of trustees, provides direction and oversight for those programs. The Alliance's board also serves as the nucleus of a network of organizations and individuals interested in all aspects of community history in Ohio. ...Read more

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A Collections Policy: What It Is and Why You Need One

By Kasey Eichensehr A collections policy is a document that describes how you handle artifacts and archival holdings from donation to use to, possibly, disposal. In other words, who at your organization does what with your collections and why. At the Clark …

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