Category Archives: Conservation

Day 13: Collections Processing

I wanted to start by thanking everybody who has been reading my blog. I can feel your support and it is so appreciated! I took a picture of some letters, today, to give an idea of how loving the Brown … Continue reading

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Day 12: Collections Processing

This morning, while I was jogging, I realized that I am at the halfway point in my practicum. It feels kind of tragic. Luckily, I have this awesome project to work on! The first thing I did after my 40-minute … Continue reading

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Day 5: Conservation Lab

Another beautiful day in Salt Lake City. Human interest tidbit: Donnie Osmond is a DJ on a Utah station. Who knew? Today, I got right back to my clamshell box project. I proved to be too independent, too soon and … Continue reading

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Day 4: Conservation Lab

My week with the CHL conservators is quickly coming to a close and I am sad. I am so impressed by people who are natural mentors and truly enjoy it. Katie, Russ, and Chris are so great. Everyone that comes … Continue reading

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Day 3: Conservation Lab

Today had a lot of variety in it. I first wanted to show you a different view of the CHL and Archives. If you look at the picture below, I park to the right just,¬†outside of the frame, in a … Continue reading

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Day 2: Conservation Lab

This morning was mostly spent in meetings. We started off with an employee devotional. I’ll just say I was surprised with how well the conservators sing! I worked on setting up an employee e-mail account and my future work station … Continue reading

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Day 1: Orientation and Conservation Lab

Today, I spent three of my first four hours in orientation with my boss, Archives Collections manager Brandon Metcalf, and with Church History Department trainer James Findlay. Name badge: check. Parking: check. Forms: signed. Picture: taken. Videos: watched, etc. With … Continue reading

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