Tim Lyman Real Estate

Methodology

Assess Collections Statewide

Determine composition of contents of individual Museum / Historical Association collections.

Rank Collections

Rank collections smallest to largest by item categories.

Prioritize Collections

Prioritize collections by fragility and ease of implementation, and select initial candidates.

Meet With Museum / Association Directors / Staff

Pitch project to initial candidates.  (Note: Initial meetings with museum / association directors / staff may take place informally as part of personal visits pursuant to collections assessment).

Training I

Train volunteer organizations in Local History Project collections management methodology and provide archiving supplies.

Training II / Digitization

Train volunteer organizations in computer tasks necessary to digitize and maintain collections; digitize collections.