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Archives Internship, Medfield Historical Society, Medfield MA

Established in 1891, the Medfield Historical Society is one of the oldest local historical societies in the Commonwealth. The Medfield Historical Society is a private notforprofit organization dedicated to preserving, promoting and sharing Medfield’s history with the community.The Society shares the town’s remarkable heritage by collecting and preserving its history, by interpreting and displaying materials pertaining to the history of the town and its people and by fostering public involvement in and appreciation of the town’s rich heritage and culture. The Medfield Historical Society has collections ranging from the 17th to 20th centuries, with an emphasis on the social and cultural aspects of the town of Medfield, including social organizations such as Girl Scouts, the Medfield public schools, and other genealogical material pertaining to the town’s families.

The Medfield Historical Society is currently in need of an intern with experience in archives management theory and preservation. Work will include processing, arrangement, and description of the Society’s collections. Experience with PastPerfect 5 would be highly beneficial, but willing to work with those willing to learn. The intern will work directly with the Society’s librarian. The internship is set for Mondays 9 AM 5 PM during the summer of 2013, with the possibility of extension through the academic year.

Please submit cover letter and resume and/or questions to:

Andrea Cronin
Medfield Historical Society
6 Pleasant Street
Medfield, MA 02052
[email protected]