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Karissa Muratore
Fig. 1: Mending letter. Photo by Anne Downey. Last time we spoke, I was introducing you to a 19th-century letter in need of treatment. Due...
Michael Miller
An important, yet at times challenging, task of manuscript processing is identifying the authors of letters. Archivists need to employ various strategies and consult various...
Scott Ziegler
During the summer of 2017, C.V. Starr Center Explore America Intern Ben Weinstein digitized the descriptively titled volume, “Book of Record of Indentures of Individuals...
Renée Wolcott
This manuscript, Vocabulario de la Lengua Cakchiquel y Guatimalteca by Thomás de Coto, was bound in parchment around 1700. The leaves of the thick book...
Marian Christ
In 2015, APS Member Hans Aarsleff, a distinguished scholar in the history of linguistics, donated a beautiful collection of books on linguistics and philosophy to...
Will Fenton
By any measure, public health leader Victor George Heiser (1873-1972) lived a long, productive, and vigorous life. His eighty-six diaries (1890-1970) predate the Spanish-American War...
Will Fenton
Well before she became a leader in comparative linguistics, Mary Rosamond Haas (1910 – 1996) maintained a diary (1928 – 1931) that provides some candid...
Karissa Muratore
Fig. 1: Surface cleaning the non-image areas of the primary support, using fine Staedtler Mars vinyl eraser crumbs. Photo by Renée Wolcott. The path to...