Bannock County Historical Society to meet Tuesday

May 17, 2019

POCATELLO — The Bannock County Historical Society will be meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the museum’s gallery at 3000 Avenue of the Chiefs. There will be a brief business meeting followed by a presentation from Ellen Ryan. She is the head of special collections and archives at Idaho State University, a position she has held since 2013. She holds an Master of Arts degree in history, with a concentration in historic preservation from Southeast Missouri State University and an Master of Library and Information Science with a concentration in archival studies from San Jose State University.

Ryan worked in and with several museum and historical societies before accepting her position at ISU: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Cape River Heritage Museum, Cape Girardeau, Missouri; The Glenn House, Cape Girardeau, Missouri; Clinton County Historical Association and Museum, Plattsburgh, New York; Adirondack History Museum, Elizabethtown, New York; Samuel de Champlain History Center, Champlain, New York; and Special Collections and Archives, Feinberg Library, SUNY Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh, New York. 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 afterward. For more information, call 208-233-0434 or email bancohismus@gmail.com.