exhibitons - Binding Obsession

Here I am hard at work on the surface-cleaning project. Beneath the eraser in my hand are eraser crumbs, which I'm gently moving in small circles. This is enough to get some grime off of the surface—as evidenced by my before-and-after shot in the previous internship post.

Reflecting on my internship at Baker Library

At the end of March, I finished up my three-month internship at Baker Library (Harvard Business School), where I worked with Priscilla Anderson, Lisa Clark, and Noah Sheola. Between end-of-semester projects, wedding and honeymoon planning, and other projects, though, I haven’t had a good chance to really sit down and reflect upon my experiences there. […]

Ideally, the measurements should account for the board thickness and should therefore not be visible from overhead, but our instructions were simplified; here you can see that the cradle extends beyond the borders of the book slightly.

Exhibition mounts

One of the best ways to promote an institution’s collections—especially special collections and archives—is through exhibitions. There are a number of points to consider when putting on an exhibition, but there are plenty of resources available on this topic, and since I don’t have any direct experience putting on an exhibit, I won’t be going […]