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Genealogy: Putting it all together

I wrote about my maternal great-grandmother back here, but I’ve been thinking it was time to put something down on paper about my great-grandfather. I’ve been collecting links and scanning documents and photographs for a year or two to prepare … Continue reading

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Kingsport: Humor and Hairstyles

Two of the greatest benefits to processing the Business and Professional Women’s Club collection is the opportunity to observe the group’s humorous outlook and their representation of current fashions. I bring you several examples in today’s blog!

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Day 22:Description

I’ve decided that finding aids really aren’t that photogenic. However, an interesting art piece has been developing above my desk over the last two days. These are all the sticky notes that I’ve removed from the archival boxes as I … Continue reading

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Day 21: Description

I finished writing the biography on the Brown family after we all helped with Monday’s intake cataloging. I am pretty pleased with how it came out. When someone has lived as long as Hugh B. lived and has accomplished as … Continue reading

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Day 20: Collections Processing

Well, my Archival Diet is over. I finished processing the collection, today. It ended up being 24 boxes and 2 oversized folders. To mark the amazing milestone, I had my friend take my picture out in front of the CHL.

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Day 11: Collections Processing

Big day! I started my three week stint in processing and was introduced to my new project. First, however, I came in half an hour early so I could get in my Conservation Lab fix. I removed prints from their … Continue reading

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