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COMMITTEES: Heritage
 

The Heritage Committee shall secure and maintain archival records for the chapter.  This will include pertinent official, financial and committee reports and records, as well as memorabilia having historical values.

Membership of the Heritage Committee

The Heritage Committee shall be composed of no less than three chapter members.  The nursing reference librarian of the Boston College O'Neill Library shall be considered a resource and advisor to this Committee.

Meetings of the Heritage Committee

Meetings will be scheduled as needed for preparation for organizing and carrying out archival displays or other projects undertaken by the committee. 

Responsibilities of the Heritage Committee

* The Heritage Committee shall obtain and organize for permanent storage those chapter records which have historical value as listed in the Sigma Theta Tau International chapter guidelines. 
* Compile scrapbooks of all pictures, news releases, and historical memorabilia of significant chapter events and of members' accomplishments, using archival scrapbook materials. 
* Summarize and store in the Boston College School of Nursing Kennedy Resource Center Library all audio and video tape recordings and/or transcripts of guest speakers and additional pertinent programs.
* Publish tape listings periodically in the chapter newsletter.
* Keep an ongoing historical record of chapter development and changes in nursing practice by continuing the "Nursing Leaders" videotape series and any other project that fulfills the purpose of keeping an ongoing historical record.
* Act as a resource for other committees who need historical data for projects.
* Prepare such displays as are needed for chapter, regional and international events.
* Maintain the Alpha Chi display case in Cushing Hall.

 
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Sigma Theta Tau International, Alpha Chi Chapter
Boston College Connell School of Nursing
140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467