The Papers of Caroline Worth Pinkham

So far this semester, I have had the pleasure of processing four collections within “Series 1. Papers of UTS Faculty and Students” of the Union Theological Seminary Archives.  The creators of the first three of these collections had some things in common: all were born in the early-to-mid-19th century, male, and had long careers as […]

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Mid-Entry Blog Post…some thoughts on the Dr. Henry Smith Leiper Papers

Greetings! It is hard to believe how quickly the last few weeks of my internship at the Burke Library Archive have flown by. I suppose it is because the experience has been educational, interesting, and fun. So far, I have met several warm staff members, and have appreciated the nuggets of wisdom thrown my way. […]

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Canadian Intern

Hey! I’m Dave Mucz from the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada. I am extremely honoured and excited to begin my practicum placement at the Burke Library Archives at the Union Theological Seminary. Throughout this experience I hope to gain a better understanding of the archival process within an American context, how such activities improve […]

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Starting my Internship at the Burke Library at UTS

Greetings! I am excited to start my internship at The Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary and begin what looks to be an exciting, interesting, and educational journey into the world of archives and librarianship. After a whirlwind few weeks of applying and interviewing for several internships, I finally decided the Burke Library as the […]

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Testing a Scavenger Hunt

Today, I tested a scavenger hunt across Columbia’s libraries. Have I mentioned that this is the best internship ever? Elizabeth asked me whether I’d be interested in testing a scavenger hunt she’d designed to help incoming UTS graduate students get acquainted with Columbia libraries. Some of the tasks on the hunt meant physically exploring library […]

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