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Archives: Writing, an Archivist’s Tool

I have been asked why I decided to go into archives. My answer is that archival science provides me with an academic challenge while combining my love of art, genealogy, and writing. That’s right. Writing!

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Kingsport: The Light

The Light at the end of the tunnel, that is. And, I can more than just see it. I am standing in it. I am basking in it. The Spoden Collection is finished! Since completing the processing on October 20 … Continue reading

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Day 23: Description and Reference

Interesting title up there, right? It means I have completed the finding aid for the Brown Family Papers! Today, Jay Burton, whom you’ve seen in a picture of the¬†weekly Intake and Cataloging process, looked over my Box and Folder Inventory … Continue reading

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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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