Parks and Historic Sites - Historic Preservation Section - Information and Awareness Subject Files
Scope and Contents
This series consists of (broadly speaking) original and photocopied material documenting the educational programs about the National Register conducted by the Historic Preservation Section of the Department of Natural Resources. Included are: (1) committee files (i.e. committees attended by the Educational Coordinator) (2) news releases and original texts of magazine or newsletter articles and radio programs; (3) material relating to the coordination of National Historic Preservation Week (annual file); (4) slide show texts and speech texts used by office personnel; (5) correspondence to and from the Educational Coordinator; (6) in-house educational programs for staff education; (7) form letters (i.e. answers for the general public); (8) annual awards program material (American Association for State and Local History and National Trust for Historic Preservation) ; and (9) related material. Generally, however, the material relates to special events the Historic Preservation Section helped sponsor in regard to the National Register Program. Records of these special events might include (not an inclusive list): (1) summary reports from previous like events; (2) biographical sketches of keynote speakers; (3) conference planning documents; (4) notes on possible contributors; (5) confirmations from presenters; (6) public relations material; and (7) evaluation forms. The Historic Preservation Section prepares policy statements on all state-owned historic sites; conducts historical research on all historic sites now owned by the state or proposed for acquisition by the Georgia Heritage Trust Program; completes county surveys for historical, archaeological and architectural sites; administers the identification and nomination of cultural sites to the National Register Program; conducts information and awareness programs and coordinates historical societies activities.
- Created: 1966-2006
- Parks and Historic Sites (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
24.25 Cubic Feet
Language of Materials
The records are arranged initially by special event. Further arrangement of the records is usually alphabetically by subject and thereafter chronologically by year, but this is not always the case. See the finding aid for detailed information.
- Parks and Historic Sites - Historic Preservation Section - Information and Awareness Subject Files
- Georgia Archives
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