Tag Archives: Katie

Kingsport: An Archivist’s Tools

An archivist can become pretty attached to his or her favorite tools. I have been known to wax philosophic on this topic before and here I go again!

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Day 17: Collections Processing

I have started processing the Miscellaneous Papers series. It is trickier than I thought because the order is unclear. I find it helps to sort the materials into piles on my work counter as each box or pouch I open defines the … 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 9: Reference

I’d like to point out that the featured photograph above is a shot of my favorite tool: Katie’s microspatula. It is just the right weight and thickness. It’s not too pointy or flimsy, but has just the right amount of … 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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