Questions in the Process: Photographic Challenges

This post is one in a series about the Lavinia Scott papers processing being completed by Assistant Processing Archivist Meghan Glasbrenner. There are two main pieces to any major processing project: physical preservation and intellectual arrangement. While each involves different challenges and approaches, they are both vitally important for short Continue Reading

Cookbook Corner – Beef Stew

This blog post was written by Jack Moore, SCRC Research Services Student Assistant. Jack has a double major in Political Science and Philosophy from Christopher Newport University. He is currently working on his Master’s in Biodefense at George Mason University. Welcome to Cookbook Corner, a series where I will be Continue Reading

Open for Access – the James M. Buchanan Papers

The Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) at George Mason University (GMU) is pleased to announce that the James M. Buchanan papers are now open for access! This collection consists of the papers of the Nobel Prize-winning economist James McGill Buchanan, documenting his career and research from the mid-20th century through Continue Reading

The Mason Experience: Past and Present

This post was compiled by the Mason Experience: Past and Present team, Charlotte Corneliusen and Bob Vay. As part of the University Libraries’ celebration of George Mason University’s 50-Year Anniversary last year, SCRC launched a digital project intended to help users understand a little more about their university by learning Continue Reading

Student Reflections – Processing the James M. Buchanan Papers

This post was written by Processing Student Assistants for the NEH Buchanan Papers Processing Project, Vilma Chicas Garcia and Colin McDonald. Both students have contributed invaluable time and effort to the project – thank you Vilma and Colin! The Life of an Economist by Colin McDonald When I first came Continue Reading