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Rose Library Presents: Behind the Archives

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The Behind the Archives series features conversations centered on the topic of archives: What are archives and who are the people that make archives work? Audiences will learn from the insights of our guests and learn more about what we do and who we are as an organization and as a profession.

The Behind the Archives series features conversations centered on the topic of archives: What are archives and who are the people that make archives work? Audiences will learn from the insights of our guests and learn more about what we do and who we are as an organization and as a profession.

Location:

United States

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The Behind the Archives series features conversations centered on the topic of archives: What are archives and who are the people that make archives work? Audiences will learn from the insights of our guests and learn more about what we do and who we are as an organization and as a profession.

Language:

English


Episodes

Geoffrey Holder: Anicka Austin in Conversation with Leo Holder

3/15/2022
Anicka Austin is an Atlanta-based artist and archivist curious about the relationship between ephemerality, documentation and legacy. She attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Carolina Academic Library Associates fellowship, graduating in May 2020 with a Master of Science in Library Science. She is currently working as visiting archivist for the Geoffrey Holder and Carmen de Lavallade papers at Emory University’s Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book...

Duration:00:46:45

Building Black Women's Archives: Talking with Monet Lewis-Timmons

1/21/2022
Monet Lewis-Timmons is an English PhD candidate at the University of Delaware and an alumna of Emory University (2018), where she double majored in English and African American Studies. Her dissertation research focuses on the genealogical lifecycle of Black women’s archives through Alice Dunbar-Nelson’s personal papers. She recently interned at the Rose Library where she received curriculum support on teaching undergraduates on how to use archives for seminar research and processing the...

Duration:00:29:29

The Carbonas: Greg King and Jesse Smith

12/21/2021
Randy Gue, Rose Library Curator of Modern, Political, and Social Movements and host of “Rose Library Presents: Atlanta Intersections,” joins us for a cross over episode that kicks off three episodes talking with members of the bands that played that show and others who have helped shape Atlanta’s punk history. In this edition, Randy and Atlanta music writer Chad Radford talk to Greg King and Jesse Smith of The Carbonas, a legendary Atlanta band that everyone hated, according to Greg and...

Duration:00:59:24

Curiosities at the Rose: a beard, a king, and what Shakespeare is doing in the middle

11/17/2021
Head of Collection Processing Sarah Quigley and Rare Book Librarian Beth Shoemaker take us into the Rose Library archives to talk about two curiosities connected to history in unique ways. In this episode, we learn how the purported beard hair of English monarch Edward the IV may one day help solve a mystery that dates back to the War of the Roses. We also learn of the rare book, The Danish Chronicles, that contains stories of Danish Kings, including Amleth, who inspired Shakespeare to write...

Duration:00:29:01

What is a Community Outreach Archivist?

6/16/2021
Lolita Rowe is the Community Outreach Archivist at the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. She works with the Metro Atlanta community to collect, preserve, and provide access to diverse voices in the archive. She has recently joined the Society of American Archivists podcast series, Archives in Context in the new project management role. She is the host, co-producer, and creator of the Rose Library Presents podcast series,...

Duration:00:43:45

What is a Rare Book Librarian?

4/21/2021
Rare Book Librarian Beth Shoemaker talks about books as information rich records that contain a multitude of topics and different voices that invite readers, researchers, and many more to learn about the history of thought.

Duration:00:27:03

What is a Digital Archivist?

3/17/2021
Head of Digital Archives Katherine Fisher demystifies digital archives and explains why items are not always available online.

Duration:00:36:16

What is an Instruction Archivist?

2/17/2021
Instruction Archivist Gabrielle Dudley talks about her roles as a faculty coach and student advocate and how she and her team design meaningful engagement opportunities with the archives.

Duration:00:31:48

What is Research?

1/20/2021
Society of American Archivist Vice President and Head of Research Services at the Rose, Courtney Chartier, talks advocacy of the profession, engagement with the community, and about her experience as one of the processing archivists for the Martin Luther King Jr. papers, the Voter Education Project, and the Tupac Shakur papers during her time the Atlanta University Center.

Duration:01:03:34

What is Curation?

12/15/2020
Follow Randy's podcast, Rose Library Presents: Atlanta Intersections, which explores how lives and place are bound together. The series brings activists, artists, authors, journalists, musicians, photographers, scholars, and urbanists together to discuss their lives, their work and their experiences of the city and how it all converges.

Duration:00:35:34

What is Processing?

11/18/2020
You can read Rose Library’s statement on Harmful Language in Finding Aids here and follow along here as we detail our work with Anti-Oppressive Archival Description in our latest blog series. The first post in the series appears on November 18, 2020. Click here to learn more about the SCLC collections.

Duration:00:34:51

What is Accessioning?

10/21/2020
Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, Meaghan and Rosemary had to cancel their site visits in the Chicago area and the Northeast region of the United States. Both trips were scheduled in March and were supposed to be the last ones for the first round of trips. Although they were scheduled to present on their research for the first and second times at the New England Archivists annual meeting and Rare Books & Manuscripts Section of the joint Association of College and Research Libraries and...

Duration:01:01:40