surface cleaning - 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. […]

Eraser crumbs, before (left) and after (right) surface cleaning.

Preservation/conservation internship

Earlier this month, I started a three-month-long preservation/conservation internship at the Baker Library, Harvard Business School. The library has both general (circulating and serials) and what they call historical (special and archives) collections. Unlike my work at Beatley, which is largely unsupervised (at least in terms of specific repairs), the internship offers me a lot […]