Stipends Available for CCAHA's Architectural Records Symposium

Reminder: The deadline is approaching for the submission of stipend applications for the Architectural Records Symposium: Managing and Preserving Design Records, presented by the Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts.  Information about the stipends and the short application process are listed below.

Additional program and registration information for the Architectural Records Symposium can be found on CCAHA’s web site at:

 Stipend Information:

 CCAHA is pleased to offer a limited number of stipends of up to $750 to help defray travel, lodging, and registration costs associated with attending Architectural Records Symposium: Managing and Preserving Design Records, which will be held on July 16 & 17, 2007 at the Chicago History Museum, Chicago, IL.

 To be eligible, individuals must work in a non-profit institution that is open to the public with an annual operating budget of less than $500,000. In awarding the stipends, preference will be given to those applicants who are directly responsible for the care of the architectural records collected by their institution.

 Stipend applications must be postmarked by:

 June 5, 2007

 Applicants must submit:

§          A one-page letter of interest that addresses their institution’s need for staff training in this area and their commitment to preserving architectural records

§          A brief institutional profile or brochure

§          A brief description of architectural records held by the institution

§          Proof of tax exempt status

§          A letter of support from Director or President of Board of Trustees

§          Applicant’s resume

 Applicants will be notified of the status of their application four weeks prior to the program.  For additional information on the application process, please call the Preservation Services Office at 215-545-0613. 

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