Archival Center dedicated to Richard Trask

By October 18, 2022 October 20th, 2022 News

Danvers Archival Center dedicated to Trask for 50th anniversary

By Caroline Enos | Staff Writer , Oct 18, 2022

DANVERS — You can’t sum up Town Archivist Richard B. Trask’s contributions to Danvers without pausing to take a breath. But you can easily appreciate the impact he continues to make. That was made clear by his friends, family and colleagues at the Danvers Archival Center’s 50th anniversary celebration at the Peabody Institute Library Saturday afternoon — and by the center’s newly renamed location, the “Richard B. Trask Library.” “It’s been weird seeing my name on the glass,” he said from his desk, looking out at the archives’ entrance in the Peabody Institute Library as visitors milled between artifacts on display Saturday. “But it’s very nice.”  READ MORE HERE