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Kingsport: Where Were You?
Do you remember the 1984 presidential election? Kingsport Archive’s recent acquisition of the Business and Professional Women’s Club Collection has some interesting mementos from the campaign with the nation’s first female vice presidential candidate.
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Kingsport & Capstone: All Good Things…
This blog is really an update on what’s been happening with my capstone project, what I have been doing at the Kingsport Archives, and what I’ve been doing extracurricularly! My capstone project is complete, so I am going to post a … Continue reading
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In the archives, sometimes we come across uncancelled stamps and even uncancelled checks (I found one for $50.00, yesterday). This week I found an envelop with an unused stamp and I jokingly said to Brianne, “Hey, do you need to … 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 18: Collections Processing
That’s 18 out of 24. Yikes, and sad. Double sad. But, I worked hard and processed about 4 boxes, today. Here’s a visual progress report. Fifteen boxes processed, so far! This is like being on an archival diet. If I … Continue reading
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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 16: Collections Processing
Today was a most unusual day in the archives. I experienced two lasts and one first! I took the last bit of ephemera from the Miscellaneous Papers series to the paper conservator and now she can finish making the neat … Continue reading
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Day 15: Collections Processing
Do you know how many times I have had locks of hair and rose petals fall into my lap, this week, while processing the Correspondence Series? I’ve lost count.
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