Second Annual Meeting of the Association of Centers for the Study of Congress

Jefferson Room, National Archives and Records Administration

Wednesday, May 4, 2005

Wednesday, May 4, 2005

8:45 am – 9:15 am:
 Coffee and light breakfast

9:15 am – 9:45 am: Welcome and Remarks by Dr. Allen Weinstein, Archivist of the United States

9:45 am -10:00 am: Announcements

10:15 am – 12:30 pm: Congressional History-The State of the Art
Chair, Julian Zelizer, Boston University
Sarah Binder, George Washington University
Joanne Freeman, Yale University
Paul Milazzo, Ohio University

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm: Catered lunch on site

1:30 pm – 2:15 pm: Group Discussion of a Collaborative Approach to Web-based Content
Chair, Richard Hunt, Frank Mackaman, Raymond Smock, and Karen Paul

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm:
 Preservation and Access Grants to Preserve and
Create Access to Humanities Collections

Richard Fonte, Director of the We the People program, NEH, and
Joseph Herring, Program Officer from the Preservation and Access Grants program, NEH

5:45 pm -8:00 pm: Reception and dinner, Lyndon Baines Johnson Room, The Capitol

Thursday, May 5

8:30 am – 9:00 am: Coffee and light breakfast

9:00 am – 9:30 am: Making Records Matter: The National Archives Experience
Marvin Pinkert, Director of Museum Programs, National Archives and Records Administration

9:30 am – 10:30 am: Self-guided tour of the Public Vaults

10:45 am – 11:45 am: Interpreting Congress: The Capitol Visitor Center Exhibitions
Marty Sewell, Exhibition Project Director, Capitol Visitor Center,
Architect of the Capitol

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm: Catered lunch on site

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm: Group Discussion of ACSC Members’ Exhibition Programs
Chair, Alan Lowe

2:15 pm – 3:15 pm:
 Legislative Treasures and Public Programs at the
Center for Legislative Archives

Chair, Richard Hunt

3:30 pm – 5:00 pm: Business Meeting