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Homeowners' Hopes and Dreams in the Frank Harmon Papers

One of the best parts of processing archival collections is finding unexpected treasures and learning new things. We're always stumbling on surprises when we're sorting through collections, and we’re enthusiastic about sharing what we find with our researchers!

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Ethics in Archives: Conscientious Collection Curation

Blog post contributed by Taylor de Klerk and Jessica Serrao, Library Associates

Archival collecting requires a lot of tough decisions. It may not seem that way on the surface, but there are ethical considerations involved in collection development. What is collection development, you ask... more

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Space Showcase: Special Collections Public Services Desk

A lot of Special Collections Research Center operations occur behind-the-scenes (either on D. H. Hill Library’s ground floor or offsite at the Libraries Satellite Shelving facility), but there’s always a lot of... more

Space Showcase: Libraries Satellite Shelving

If you’re a regular reader of the Special Collections Research Center blog, you’re probably familiar with us talking about our work and what we produce for researchers. We process unique archival collections, we digitize materials so they can be used remotely online, we hold special... more

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Ethics in Archives: Preservation Despite the Odds

Blog post contributed by Taylor de Klerk and Jessica Serrao, Library Associates

Archival processing requires a lot of tough decisions. It may not always seem that way, but collections need special attention to prevent their contents from losing a perpetual battle against time and... more