Special Collections and University Archives

Kathelene Smith and Beth Ann Koelsch present at the Society of American Archivists (SAA) Conference

Kathelene and Beth Ann gave a virtual presentation about how the department shifted outreach, access, and instruction strategies during the pandemic lockdown for the SAA Reference, Access, & Outreach Section (RAO) “Annual Marketplace of IDEAS”

First Fridays: SCUA members share their expertise on a variety of subjects. Coming up:

  • September 9: Patrick Dollar will talk about student workers in the Archives.
  • October 7: Stacey Krim and David Gwynn will discuss the digital project “PRIDE! of the Community”
  • November 4: Lacey Wilson”She Can, We Can: Beyond the Women’s Suffrage Centennial” grant-funded project.
  • December 2: Carolyn Shankle and Patrick Dollar will share “Holiday Recipes from SCUA Collections.”

Hermann’s back!

After a COVID-enforced break, we are thrilled that former SCUA archivist Hermann Trojanowski has returned to us as a departmental volunteer. Currently he is working on editing Women Veterans Historical Project oral history transcripts. Welcome back, Hermann!

Hermann in his new workspace

All the Ukuleles!

Members of SCUA have joined the University Libraries Ukuleles group. Thank you to Terry Brandsma for adding so much fun to our work life! Look for a Holiday performance later in the year.

(From Left: Beth Ann “Scooter” Koelsch, Stacey “Sassy” Krim, Audrey “Spider” Sage, and Kathelene “Sugar” Smith)

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