Tag Archives: Chris McAfee

Field Trip: BYU Book Conservation Lab

Have you ever wondered how a large academic library keeps the most frequently used books in its collection in good condition? Who takes care of the rare volumes? I got to find out when the head conservator of the Harold … Continue reading

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Kingsport: Conserving the Sprankle Scrapbooks

Leroy Sprankle (1894-1972) was an important figure in the  City of Kingsport ‘s high school athletics and education history. The Archives of the City of Kingsport is fortunate to have a large collection of Sprankle’s scrapbooks, which include correspondence, photographs, clippings, and … Continue reading

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Genealogy: To Protect and to Save

Mexboro, England. April 21, 1903. “Tuesday morning. A very nice day. Handed out 112 tracts today. Had one gospel conversion. Have been very busy this afternoon. Writing now to my wife and children. Am feeling o.k. in the gospel.” —B.Y. … Continue reading

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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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