This morning began with a new member breakfast, where in addition to fellow Simmons GSLIS students, I chatted with Deputy Director of the JFK Library Jamie Roth and outgoing NAGRA president Tracey Barezanky. After the breakfast I moved over to the mentoring meet and greet and saw some of the current job opportunities that are […]
This afternoon I had the pleasure of participating in the Women’s Collection round-table at SAA. The session began with two presentations. One by Allida Black who spoke about the work being done as the Project Director and Editor of Eleanor Roosevelt’s Papers. Then we heard about the new initiatives at Alexander Street Press. During the […]
In case you’re missing the SAA 2010 conference, you can follow my experiences as I navigate through the amazing sessions, round-tables and after hours events through my blog updates… Look for the first post tomorrow!
Female suffragists, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Matilda Joslyn Gage began writing the history of their women’s rights movement fifty years after the introduction of photography. Their six- volume testament to the campaign, Woman Suffrage History includes minutes from their meetings, both national and local, speeches in front of Congress, and speeches made before the public. […]
As part of my internship at the preservation lab at the State Library of Massachusetts, I have made this video to document the work I’ve been doing this summer! Let me know what you think!
Welcome to my brand new website! I’d like to thank my partner Terran Birrell for creating it for me! I thought I’d use my first post to introduce myself… I grew up in Connecticut and went to Mount Holyoke College, where I developed a keen interest in women’s history and conducting primary research. Following graduation, […]