Happy Camper at Burke

It has been over a month since I began making the trip to the Burke Library Archives at Union Theological Seminary twice a week for my archival internship. Under the guidance of Brigette Kamsler I have learned an immense amount about the art of archiving. My fears from the first day (see 1st Day – […]

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Visitors for MRL6

Today we welcomed six visiting Research Fellows from the Second Historical Archives of China (SHAC), located in Nanjing. The Burke Library archivist Ruth Tonkiss Cameron welcomed them to the Burke and gave a short tour of the facility. After that, the Fellows viewed and researched from a number of collections in MRL6 (China) including Miner […]

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Surprises in the Archives: Reflecting on My First Month at the Burke

A month has passed since I started at Burke as a summer intern, and I now find myself reflecting upon the last four weeks. While I came into this internship with previous processing experience, I have found that I am constantly learning something new at Burke, whether it’s learning how to wrap a book in […]

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