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Local Tours

Boise State University Special Collections and Archives
Albertsons Library, 2nd Floor
1865 W Cesar Chavez Ln, Boise, ID 83725

Open House, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM every day of the conference

Getting there: Easy 15-minute walk from the conference hotel.

Stop by anytime during the conference to see highlights from the collections and a take a behind-the-scenes tour of the archival storage area.


Idaho State Archives
2205 Old Penitentiary Rd, Boise, ID 83712

Wednesday, May 17, 1:00 - 3:00 PM

Getting there: Carpooling recommended, or take ValleyRide Bus Route 17 to Old Pen Road

The Idaho State Archives (ISA) and Research Center provides public access to records of fiscal, administrative, legal, vital and long-term research value to the citizens and government of Idaho. Archives staff will provide a behind-the-scenes tour of the repository and discuss highlights from the collection.



Basque Museum and Cultural Center
611 W Grove St, Boise, ID 83702

Wednesday, May 17, 3:00 - 5:00 PM

Getting there: Located just two blocks from the conference hotel.

Take a tour of this unique museum to learn about the history of the Basque people in the western United States. Included is a guided tour of Cyrus Jacobs-Uberuaga House, which was used as a Basque boardinghouse. Additionally, museum curators will discuss the museum’s collections.

Local Arrangements Committee Co-Chairs:  

Alessandro Meregaglia, Boise State University
Conor Casey, University of Washington

Photo credit: Idaho State Historical Society, P62-20-0072s, R. Harold Sigler 

Please contact Colleen Needham (Communications Chair) with any questions. 

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