Do you attend most guild meetings?
Do you take digital photos?
Do you have access to a scanner?
Do you want to help the guild but don’t have much free time?
If you answered, “Yes,” to these questions, contact Susan McC, Nancy C, or Holly M and let us know that you are willing to be the next MLQG Historian for the 2013-14 year.
Duties of the Historian
• Capture the essence of guild experiences and maintain the related
material in an archive. Some of the archive can be a physical scrap book,
but most should be electronic.
• Collect newspaper articles about the guild and scan them for inclusion in
the archive. Coordinate with the publicity chair person to become aware of
• Collect digital pictures of guild activities and the related people.
− Take digital photos at guild events.
− Gather photos from others that may be useful for historical purposes.
− Make digital photos available to others as requested (e.g., newsletter,
• Make sure that past archival material is being maintained.
Ideally the historian should be competent in technologies associated with
archiving material (digital photography, scanning images, burning CDs, uploading
Interested? Contact Susan McC, Nancy C, Holly M, or simply leave a comment on this post and someone will get in touch with you.