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Field Trip: East Tennessee History Center

Yesterday, thanks to Eric Head and his co-workers, I was treated to a wonderful behind-the-scenes tour of the East Tennessee History Center in Knoxville, TN. Where to begin?

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Kingsport: Kingsport History

I noticed something exciting, today! The finding aid for the Hugh B. Brown Family Papers has been published in the Church History Library online catalog. Yippee. Access, away, people! Love, loss, and letters in the archive. I have been home … 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 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 10:Reference

I have discovered the one weakness with this blog software, if you read the posts from the home page, you are never seeing an entire blog and you also don’t see the feature picture at the top change. CLICK ON … Continue reading

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Day 8: Reference

Brittany was away from the archives on a research/writing day, so I was on my own, today. I started in the conservation lab, where I completed the last step of a library repair I started last week. Remember this?

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Day 7: Reference

I love my practicum! I just wanted to get that out of the way. Today, I started by working on the bibliography on women. While I was working at my desk, I got to meet historian and archivist Michael Landon. … Continue reading

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Day 6: Reference

I started out the day observing the Collections Department intake/cataloging process, once again. This time, the counter was stacked two feet high and 10 ft long. Big day for acquisitions and donations! I met Michelle, who is the intern with … Continue reading

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