Rock Hall’s Library & Archives To Host Memorabilia Scan Day

WHEN: Saturday, August 27th, 11AM-5PM
WHERE: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s Library & Archives
2809 Woodland Ave
Cleveland, Ohio 44115

Fans and collectors are asked to bring in photos, handbills, programs, and other flat rock and roll memorabilia – 8.5” x 11” in size or smaller – to be digitized and potentially included in the Rock Hall’s permanent collection. Items related to the history  of Northeast Ohio popular music are of particular interest. Ticket stubs and press passes are not being collected at this time but can be digitized and preserved for personal use during the event.

All participants will receive:

  • A voucher for a free admission ticket to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
  • A complimentary USB drive with digital, preservation-quality image files of your items
  • Archival-quality sleeves to help preserve your original materials
  • A copy of the Library and Archives’ zine Preservation: 88 Lines About 44 Techniques

Some examples include:

Courtesy of The Rock Hall

Courtesy of The Rock Hall

Courtesy of The Rock Hall

Courtesy of The Rock Hall

About the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame:

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame’s mission is to engage, teach and inspire through the power of rock and roll. The institution carries out its mission by giving voice to the stories of the people, artifacts and events that shaped rock and roll — through exhibits, materials in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame’s Library and Archives, traveling exhibitions, and a wide array of innovative educational programs and activities. The Rock Hall is open seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. On Wednesdays (and Saturdays from Memorial Day through Labor Day), the Rock Hall is open until 9 p.m. For more information, please call 216.781.ROCK (7625), visit rockhall.com or follow us on Facebook, Twitter (@rock_hall) and Instagram (@rockhall).

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