Thursday, June 3, 2010

Parish Archivist Hired

Some you will be aware that the Parish has hired a Parish Archivist, Jonathan Durdle, through a Job Creation Program. He will work in this capacity over the next months.

As well the Parish has been approved to hire a Post-Secondary student, for July and August, to assist in this work.

This work will include the following:
A workshop with the Association of Newfoundland and Labrador Archives.
A tour of The Rooms Archives
A tour of a church/diocesan archives

Scanning and filing Parish registers into a digital database.
Mapping cemeteries, photographing and recording headstones, of the various cemeteries of the Eastport Peninsula.

If you are aware of a Post-Secondary student who would be interested in this position please ask them to be in contact with the Rector.

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