Written by Carley Altenburger, ICFA Intern (Fall 2014) and degree candidate, Smithsonian – George Mason University MA in the History of Decorative Arts With the development of AtoM@DO, the Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives’ new online catalog, ICFA was presented with the opportunity to make our large collection of fieldwork photography accessible beyond on-site visits. It is …
Written by Ameena Mohammad, former Pre-Columbian Archives Assistant (2013-2014); Edited by ICFA Staff In the Spring of 2013, Lisa Trever assessed and inventoried the archival materials in the collection Christopher B. Donnan and Donna McClelland Moche Archive, 1963-2011. Then in October 2013, I was hired as the first Pre-Columbian Archives Assistant to fully process the collection. Aside from …
Written by Fani Gargova, Byzantine Research Associate, and Rona Razon, Archivist
Guest post written by Raquel Begleiter, Research Associate for the Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library (DOML)
Libraries, books, papyrus fragments—these are a few of my favorite things. The value of each has always been obvious to me as a researcher. Until recently, though, I did not realize that archives and well-executed archival practices can also serve as invaluable tools for research.
Written by Megan Cook, ICFA and Library Research Assistant for Digitization Projects
It is imperative to digitally preserve historically significant photographic materials, like the collection of original color transparencies from the Kariye Camii, part of the Byzantine Institute and Dumbarton Oaks Fieldwork Records and Papers collection.
By Beth Bayley, former Byzantine Archives Assistant (2012-2014)
No matter how complete a collection may seem, it will always only tell part of the story. But it’s a part that opens up infinite possibilities.
The Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives (ICFA) is pleased to announce the publication of several new finding aids and preliminary inventories.
ICFA is currently recruiting interns for the Fall 2014 term: Image Cataloging Intern, Archival Intern for Finding Aid Conversion and Oversize Material