Heritage Resource Management Associates

Consulting Archivists

Specialists in Sound and Moving Image Archives

Heritage Resource Management Associates is a consulting company that provides services related to the management of specialized archives and the training of archives personnel. We have an emphasis on the conservation, and the digital management of sound and moving image archival materials.

An archives contains records that are carefully selected for their enduring historical, administrative, legal and/or fiscal value. Organizations use their archives to support public relations and advertising, employee orientation, fund-raising and development, and litigation strategy. Recently there has been a trend to use archival assets to generate revenue for organizations.

Heritage Resource Management Associates will help ensure that these records will continue to be valuable assets, now and for the future.

What We Do:

Heritage Resource Management Associates assists clients in establishing, maintaining and utilizing their sound and moving image archival assets. Our services include:

DanChek System Heritage Resource Management Associates have been appointed the North American agents for Dancan International's DanChek System for the detection of Motion Picture Film Base Deterioration for Acetate and Nitrate Film.

DanChek Indicator Windows and DanChek Indicator Strips and DanLock Punches

Heritage Resource Management Associates consulting services emphasize strategic planning and standards based solutions. We specialize in:

Our clients include Lockheed Martin Corp.; Celebration Canada Corp.; Madonna House Archives; Open Video Technologies; the Centre for Media Preservation; Media and Entertainment Solutions, IBM Canada Ltd.; the Educational Video Group; the Stratford-Perth Archives.

Who We Are:

W. Mark Ritchie Consulting Archivist

The Senior Associate, Mr. Ritchie has over 25 years experience in sound and moving image archives and libraries, and in education and training. He has many years of experience in the design and implementation of computerized cataloguing systems and the application of computer technology to educational and heritage organizations. A member of the Association of Canadian Archivists, the Association of Moving Image Archivists, and the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers.

Barbara R. Patterson Education Facilitator

A Senior Associate, Ms Patterson has over 25 years experience in education and training. She has extensive development and presentation experience, in-depth knowledge of training methodologies including needs analysis, design, development, delivery and evaluation, as well as experience in the application of computers for graphic design.

Heritage Resource Management Associates has other Associates who will provide their particular specialized knowledge as required.

Heritage Resource Management Associates Associates' Publications

Where We Are:

Fritz Lang's Metropolis Heritage Resource Management Associates
228 Broken Oak Crescent
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
N2N 1N7

Pho: 1-519-745-5586
Fax: 1-519-745-3585
E-mail: ritchpat@sentex.net