Alumni Association Sponsors Memory Preservation Talk

Release: March 4, 2003

The University of Iowa Alumni Association and the UI Libraries are co-sponsoring a preservation techniques program at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, at the State Historical Society Building, 600 East Locust in Des Moines, Iowa.

Nancy E. Kraft, head of the Preservation Department and Conservation Unit at the UI Libraries, will present this Lifelong Learning program titled “Handle with Care: Preserving Memories.” Kraft, who consults on preservation issues throughout the state, will discuss preservation techniques she uses to safeguard family photos, scrapbooks, cookbooks, artwork, oral history and other cherished memories.

The Wednesday evening program is free and open to the public. For more information or to register, contact the UI Alumni Association at 1-800-IOWALUM (469-2586) or register online at:

http://www.iowalum.com/lifelonglearning

STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa News Services, 300 Plaza Centre One, Suite 371, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-2500.

CONTACTS: Media: George McCrory, 319-384-0012, george-mccrory@uiowa.edu. Program: Staci Valenta, assistant director of Alumni Programs, 1-800-IOWALUM (469-2586), staci-valenta@uiowa.edu

OTHER INFORMATION: http://www.iowalum.com/lifelonglearning