Presentation: Caring for Your Historic and Family Records.

The Bannock County Historical Society will be meeting Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 7 PM in the Museum’s gallery at 3000 Ave. of the Chiefs. There will be a brief business meeting followed by a presentation from Ms. Ellen Ryan. Ellen is the Head of Special Collections and Archives at Idaho State University, a position she has held since 2013. She holds a MA in History with a concentration in historic preservation from Southeast Missouri State University and a MLIS with a concentration in archival studies from San Jose State University.

Ellen worked in and with several museum and historical societies before accepting her position at ISU: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC, NY; Cape River Heritage Museum, Cape Girardeau, MO; The Glenn House, Cape Girardeau, MO; Clinton County Historical Association and Museum, Plattsburgh, NY; Adirondack History Museum, Elizabethtown, NY; Samuel de Champlain History Center, Champlain, NY; and Special Collections and Archives, Feinberg Library, SUNY Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh, NY. Her extensive and varied experience in archival practices will make this a very informative and helpful presentation for anyone wanting to organize and protect their family photos and records.

This presentation is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served afterwards. For further information call 208-233-0434, or e-mail


  • Occurred Tuesday, May 21st, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm


Bannock County Historical Museum

3000 Ave. of the Chiefs
Pocatello, ID 83204

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