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Heritage Bulletins provide technical information and tips on topics of interest to organizations and individuals involved in heritage. Below are the Heritage Bulletins divided by category. We are in the process of updating the links within the Bulletins. If you find a link that does not work, please email email@example.com.
Bulletin #1 - State Laws Pertaining to Historic CemeteriesBulletin #2 - How to Spread the NewsBulletin #3 - How to Clean Cemetery MarkersBulletin #7 - A Sampling of Oregon Gravestone SymbolsBulletin #8 - Choosing Consultants and ContractorsBulletin #9 - Ways to Protect a Historic CemeteryBulletin #12 - Research Tips and SourcesBulletin #13 - How to Organize a Cemetery Clean Up DayBulletin #14 - Cemetery Vandalism: Tips to Avoid It and Respond to ItBulletin #25 - Cemetery Visits with GroupsBulletin #30 - Funerary Folk Art and the Concrete AlternativeBulletin #33 - So you Want to Hold an Event at the CemeteryBulletin #38 - Marking Unmarked Graves in Historic Cemeteries
Bulletin #4 - National Register of Historic PlacesBulletin #5 - National Register Benefits and RestrictionsBulletin #6 - Planning National Register Historic DistrictsBulletin #8 - Choosing Consultants and ContractorsBulletin #12 - Research Tips and SourcesBulletin #26 - Outreach for National Register Historic Districts
Bulletin #2 - How to Spread the NewsBulletin #8 - Choosing Consultants and ContractorsBulletin #10 - Grant Administration at a GlanceBulletin #12 - Research Tips and SourcesBulletin #17 - Sustainble PartnershipsBulletin #18 - Pay Attention to Tourist NeedsBulletin #27 - Disaster Planning and ResponseBulletin #28 - Recognizing AchievementsBulletin #31 - Grant Writing TipsBulletin #34 - Researching Historically Marginalized CommunitiesBulletin #36 - Resilience Series: Board AgendaBulletin #37 - Resilience Series: Board Involvement in Grants
Bulletin #15 - Simple Steps for Paper PreservationBulletin #19 - Audio PreservationBulletin #20 - Caring for Textiles: Cleaning and Garment HangingBulletin #21 - Planning a Digitization ProjectBulletin #22 - Implementing a Digitization ProjectBulletin #23 - Digital Stewardship and CurationBulletin #29 - Simple Steps for Collections Care
Archaeology Bulletin #1 - Private LandsArchaeology Bulletin #2 - PermitsArchaeology Bulletin #3 - Public LandsArchaeology Bulletin #4 - Hiring an ArchaeologistArchaeology Bulletin #5 - Archaeological Permits: Research Design
Bulletin #11 - A Down to Earth Farm and Ranch Research GuideBulletin #16 - Good Pictures Tell the Best StoriesBulletin #35 - Expose Your Transoms
Commissions will periodically take a position on a subject or practice related to the Commission's work. Below are the current position papers related to the Commissions/committees coordinated under Oregon Heritage.
Development Around Historic Cemeteries
Filming in Historic Cemeteries
Irrigation in Historic Cemeteries
Recommendations on the Use of Confederate Flags in Historic Cemeteries
Below are some additional resources that are divvied up by subject matter. Many of these resources offer trainings and resources to help with heritage preservation work.
National Park Service Preservation BriefsThe Secretary of the Interior's Standards for RehabilitationRestore Oregon's Preservation ToolkitNPS National Register of Historic Places Bulletins
Collection Plan and Policy Examples and Resources
Board Roles & Responsibilites
American Association of State and Local History
American Alliance of Museums
National Council on Public History
Association of Gravestone Studies
Society of Architectural Historians
League of Historic American Theatres
Northwest Anthropological Association
Association of Oregon Archaeologists
National Trust for Historic Preservation
National Main Street Center
National Alliance of Preservation Commissions
Oregon Museums Association
Latin@s in Heritage Conservation
Society of Black Archaeologists
Western Museums Association
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