The Horry County Museum presents a lecture by Virginia Ellison at 1:00 PM on January 28th. Ellison will discuss the benefits and procedures of donating materials to an archives or museum, how to navigate the donation process, including which questions to ask and what factors to consider when donating a family heirloom, and basic preservation that you can do at home.
Virginia Ellison is the VP of Collections and COO of the South Carolina Historical Society where she oversees all archival and museum operations. She attended the College of Charleston, where she earned a BS in anthropology and then received her MLIS from the University of South Carolina in 2011. She attended the Georgia Archives Institute in June 2012, and received her certification from the Academy of Certified Archivists in 2016. Virginia is past president of the Charleston Archives, Libraries & Museums Council (CALM) and serves as a District Representative for the Confederation of South Carolina Local Historical Societies (CSCLHS). She’s been with the society for ten years.
The lecture will be held in the Museum’s McCown Auditorium located at 805 Main Street, Conway, SC 29526. For more information, call 843-915-5320 or email