This year’s spring meeting calls for our out-of-the-Twin-Cities meeting, and so the 2017 Spring Meeting will be held at Gustavus Adolphus College. Come join us to tour the archives at Gustavus with College Archivist Jeff Jenson, hear presentations from TCART members Ellen Engseth and Jackie Beckey, and vote for TCART officer positions.
When: Wednesday, May 17th
Where: Gustavus Adolphus College
800 West College Avenue St. Peter, MN
Meeting will be held in the Jackson Campus Center (see map here for information on Campus Center, Library, and visitor parking locations)
- 9:30am -9:50am – Welcome and Reception – Coffee/tea and light breakfast snacks
- 9:50am -10:30am -First tour of local archives
- 10:30am -11am – Business meeting, including TCART Elections for Communications Officer and Secretary positions
- 11am – 12pm – Presentations by fellow TCART members:
- Ellen Engseth and Abdi Roble: “Archives as a Community: Where the Somali Documentary Project Meets the Immigration History Research Center Archives”
- Jackie Beckey: “Words Matter: Reframing American Indian Genealogical Research at the Gale Family Library”
- 12pm – 12:40pm – Second tour of local archives
- Followed by an option lunch at a local restaurant (El Agave)
If you are interested in attending the TCART 2017 Spring Meeting, please RSVP here by May 10th.
The TCART Spring meeting is open to all who are interested in attending. Membership information will be available at the meeting for those who wish to join. See https://tcartmn.org/membership/ for more membership information or to join today!