11th Nerd Night on Friday, October 5th:
What THINGS make history? Who keeps rooms full of dead things? Archivists! Join our next Nerd Night at the historic Burges House to find out more about archives of the Border Region.
- Claudia A. Rivers, Department Head of UTEP Special Collections, will be talking discussing conservation vs preservation and how to preserve your own personal records
- Dennis Daily, head of NMSU Special Collections will give a talk on letters from the dead
- Vicky Zhuang, UTEP Biodiversity Collections Manager, will discuss animals and plants in archives
BYOB (beverages) and snacks – tune in and flash back for an excellent night of learning!
Where: Burges House
603 W Yandell Dr, El Paso, TX 79902
When: Friday, October 5th at 7 pm