Mason’s Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) was well represented at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference (MARAC) in Morgantown, WV last week. Records Management Specialist Nick Welsh attended, Processing Coordinator Amanda Brent served on the Program Committee, and Research Services Coordinator Brittney Falter and I – Manuscripts and Archives Librarian Liz Continue Reading
SCRC is Thankful for Student Assistants
The Special Collections Research Center’s full time staff forms the core of our workforce, but we would not be able to efficiently arrange and describe collections and make them available to our users without the dedicated service of our student wage workers and interns. The processing team, which turns boxes Continue Reading
War Photography in “From Tintypes to .TIFFs” Exhibit
In addition to its timeline of photographic processes, the Special Collection Research Center (SCRC)’s “From Tintypes to .TIFFs: Life through the Lens” exhibit explores particularly interesting photographic collections in our holdings. Photographs from one of the collections highlighted, the Military Assistance Group, Vietnam (MACV) Team 58 collection by 1st Lieutenant Continue Reading
New Interns in SCRC!
The Special Collections Research Center has had many student wage employees over the years. Undergraduate and graduate student assistants are invaluable to our archival processing and digitization projects, research services, and oral history program. Students have also been part of our records management team. It is safe to say that SCRC Continue Reading