Become a Volunteer Archivist! The Delaware Public Archives has many exciting opportunities for volunteers and interns to learn and preserve Delaware’s rich history. From arrangement to description and digitization, our team works hard to make our collections more accessible to patrons. Our volunteers and interns generously donate their time to organize, catalog, and preserve fascinating […]
At their 25th annual meeting on May 9, 2023, the Friends of the Delaware Public Archives (FODA) presented Stephen Marz, State Archivist and Director of the Public Archives a financial gift of $2,000 to assist in the digitization costs of several thousand historic acetate and nitrate film negatives. “Digitizing these fragile negatives not only ensures […]
Looking for a way to preserve important documents, photos and videos for future generations? On Saturday, October 1 at 10:30 a.m., the Delaware Public Archives will present a program discussing how to preserve photographs, documents, and digital memories. You will leave this program with the knowledge needed to care for and preserve your irreplaceable memories. […]
When it comes to family history, those books, papers and photographs we all keep stored away do more than just record the past — they connect us with our loved ones and ancestors, and often tell us as much about our present and future as they do about our history. Join the Delaware Public Archives […]
To recognize Electronic Records Day, we’re sharing a list of ten reasons why everyone should be thinking about electronic records.
Looking for a way to preserve those family photos and videos for future generations to see? On Saturday, March 15 at 10:30 a.m., the Delaware Public Archives will show how to preserve items such as old photographs, documents and digitized memories on CDs, DVDs, and flash drives. This workshop will provide you with the knowledge […]
Looking for a way to preserve all those holiday photos and videos for future generations to see? On Saturday, January 4 at 10:30 a.m., the Delaware Public Archives will show how to preserve items such as old photographs, documents and digitized memories on CDs, DVDs, and flash drives. This workshop will provide you with the […]
Last Saturday’s (Jan. 5) program at the Delaware Public Archives about How to Preserve Your Documents, Photographs, and Digital Memories was extremely well received. However, a large number of citizens contacted the Archives to say they couldn’t make it to the presentation. We have attached links to both of the prezi programs presented by Archives staff member […]