I pursue a better understanding of archives work, jazz style.

Posts tagged “appraisal

Scrapbooking!

Well how about that!  The folks at the Connecticut Historical Society just posted about scrapbooks today too.

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Overheard at work 2

From a boy of about seven, the grandson of someone who was helping us clear files out of the house of a recently-deceased donor:

This place is awesome!  There’s all this junk!


Documentary challenge: old message groups


Post 1: in which I briefly discuss an extra-curricular activity

My first post is what is called a “typecast” by other bloggers: I type the words on a piece of paper, scan the paper and post the image.  You can read more typecasting blogs here.

I am going to try to do as many of my posts in typecast form as I can.  I’m also going to play with the images by reversing the colors.