Third Quarter CARMA-NJ Meeting
On September 8, learn about lamination – Dr. McGath will present a brief history of laminating materials in the United States. She will discuss how, when and why lamination became a popular method of preserving documents, and she also will address problems facing archivists and records managers today. Get more information and register.
Heritage Commission on Facebook!
The Morris County Heritage Commission is now on Facebook at facebook.com/MorrisCountyHeritageCommission. Make sure to like us!
History Grants for 2016 Awarded in Morris County
The Morris County Heritage Commission received a grant of $18,684 to provide re-grants for local history projects and General Operating Support (GOS) from the New Jersey Historical Commission, a division of the Department of State. The re-grant program supports a variety of efforts to increase appreciation, knowledge, and preservation of Morris County’s history.
The Heritage Commission is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 regrant awards.
|Organization||Type of Award||Award|
|Historical Society of Boonton Township||GOS/Insurance||$3,899|
|Macculloch Hall||Project/UV Blinds||$4,197|
|Mount Tabor Historical Society||Project/Archives||$4,779|
|Parsippany Historical Preservation Society||GOS/Insurance||$1,000|
|Borough of Rockaway Historical Committee||Project/sign||$2,215|
|Green Pond Historical Society||GOS/Insurance||$1,794|
Re-grant awards from $1,000 to $5,000 will be available to history organizations and other non-profit organizations that have a history based project. Get more information and download a copy of the application guidelines and application.
The Heritage Commission Has Moved
Phase four of the move is nearly complete! Communications with our administrative staff may be briefly interrupted while we continue to settle into our new offices. The archival collection is now on site and is being reshelved and inventoried. We will be begin cleaning and evaluating the condition of the collection over the spring and summer months.
Appointments can be made by contacting the Commission offices at 973.829.8114 Tuesdays – Thursdays. We apologize for any inconvenience during this transition.
This notice will be withdrawn upon our return to normal operations.
Thank you for your patience.
Winter 2016 Newsletter
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