VSARA Calendar of Events
VSARA Records Officer and Records Liaison Orientation1:30 PM to 3:00 PM, at VSARA, 1078 US RTE 2, Middlesex, VT
Registration Required. Meet the staff of the Vermont State Archives and Records Administration (VSARA) and learn more about records and information management and the services we provide. Includes an introduction to Records Center Procedures and a tour of our facilities. Open to state records officers and liaisons. To register, contact VSARA at email@example.com or 802-828-3700.
VTLIB Tuesday Talk: Raising Spirits: Spooky Stories from Vermont Public Records12:00 PM to 1:00 PM, at Pavilion Auditorium, 109 State St, Montpelier, VT 05609
Public records hold clues to many tales, including those of grisly murders, the special powers of spirit mediums, tragic disasters, and mysterious disappearances. In the spirit of Archives Month – and Halloween – staff and friends of the Vermont State Archives and Records Administration will share what they discovered in the state archives that put some meat on the bare-boned facts. Speakers: Archivist Sally Blanchard-O’Brien; Archivist Mariessa Dobrick; Historian Brian Lindner; and Deputy Secretary of State Chris Winters.
VSARA Municipal Officials Open House1:30 PM to 3:00 PM, at VSARA, 1078 US RTE 2, Middlesex, VT
Registration Required. Meet the staff of the Vermont State Archives and Records Administration (VSARA) and learn more about managing records and our facilities. Open to municipal officials and other municipal employees. To register, contact VSARA at firstname.lastname@example.org or 802-828-3700.
ARCHIVES MONTH EVENT! A 2020 Vision of Recordkeeping in Vermont: Digital Communications, Social Media and the Law11:00 AM to 12:00 PM, at Sally Fox Conference Center (Oak), Waterbury State Office Complex, Waterbury VT 05676
On Friday, October 18, 2019, Jason R. Baron, Of Counsel at Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP and former Director of Litigation for the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), will be presenting "A 2020 Vision of Recordkeeping in Vermont: Digital Communications, Social Media and the Law." Synopsis: Vermont public agencies are responsible for managing public records regardless of format and the format is increasingly digital. We will survey the landscape of managing and preserving electronic communications ranging from traditional e-mail to modern ephemeral messages and examine recent legal cases surrounding the use of social media. Preregistration is required and attendance is capped at 40. To preregister, contact Tanya Marshall, Vermont State Archivist & Chief Records Officer, at email@example.com or 802-828-0405.
ARCHIVES MONTH EVENT! Raising Spirits: Spooky Stories from Vermont Public Records6:00 PM to 7:30 PM, at VSARA 1078 US RTE 2, Middlesex, VT
Join us for an encore performance of raising spirits from the archives. Gather around the circle and hear from the spectres whose stories have been captured in Vermont public records, and stay for an exhibit of the records that inspired the stories. You will hear tales of murder and disaster, of mediums and disappearances. The talk will begin at 6, but doors open at 5 for the special exhibit.?