The Richmond Museum of History is located in the heart of downtown Richmond and is proud to be the oldest organization in West Contra Costa County dedicated to preserving local history. The Richmond Museum of History is housed in a Carnegie Library and owns the most significant collection of historical material and documents in the local area. The permanent collection was established in 1950 and is comprised of a variety of materials including textiles, fine art, archaeological collections, historical artifacts, documents, photographs.
The Museum staff is small but what we lack in capacity, we far make up for in enthusiasm and love for our work. The Richmond Museum of History is currently transitioning from a grassroots, volunteer lead effort to a professional nonprofit lead by academically trained staff. The staff is working to reinvigorate the museum, gain new support within the community and seeks to become more relevant to the modern residents of Richmond. Join us!
The Museum seeks a skilled Architectural Historian to begin the initial stages of researching a potential nomination of Richmond's Carnegie Library to the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP).
You can learn more about the library building here: http://www.carnegie-libraries.org/california/richmond.html
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Requirements & Commitment
- M.A. in Architectural History is highly desirable
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