CONTACT: Ashley Alvarez, 210-207-2098
SAN ANTONIO (Oct. 15, 2018) – The Office of the City Clerk – Municipal Archives & Records Division will join Archival and Historical institutions across the nation in celebrating Archives Month to educate the public on initiatives being undertaken to preserve the City’s heritage and culture. In addition, this year is distinctive as San Antonio celebrates 300 years of history with the Tricentennial.
Join the Office of the City Clerk – Municipal Archives & Records Division as they host an Open House. Tour the library and facilities while exploring the unique history of the governance of the City of San Antonio. Meet the staff and learn how to use the many resources the Municipal Archives & Records has to offer, including the Digital Collections. Unique items from the Archives like the original City Seal, recently restored and preserved penned letters from Mexican Presidents José de la Cruz Porfirio Díaz Mori and Antonio López de Santa Anna, as well as records and maps will be on display.
The Open House is scheduled for Tuesday, October 16 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Municipal Archives & Records Facility located at 719 South Santa Rosa Street. Free parking is available in the front and back of the building. Come explore the City’s historic treasures and learn about the efforts being made by the Office of the City Clerk to preserve, organize and provide the public access to the City’s Official Historical Records. For more information, contact Melinda L. Uriegas at 210-207-7255, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.