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Archival Processing Science
Stefanie Caloia
AFSCME Archivist
Walter P. Reuther Library
Wayne State University
Processing Experience
Reuther Library, practicum
2 small collections
History Associates, Inc./National Park Service
350 LF...
The Grad School Experience
My first day on the job
Romantic notions of surveying
Enter: The Box-Inventory Template
Excel shortcuts
Auto-fill columns: click and pull down from
bottom right corner of cell (use Option/Alt to
toggle between ...
Final Container List
Fold the bottoms of your folders
Metal fastener replacement options
Folded bond paper Plastic clips
Paper flags
Thanks!
Stefanie Caloia
Walter P. Reuther Library
Wayne State University
SCaloia@wayne.edu
@AFSCMEArchivist
@Psyche_SC
Pho...
Clockwise from upper left: Festival goers dance at Summerfest, 1984, Milwaukee Public Library Historic Photos; PrideFest
M...
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Archival Processing Science

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Part of the Midwest Archives Conference panel session, "Seeing the Details in the Big Picture: Getting a Handle on Processing" presented April 30, 2016 in Milwaukee, WI.

Details a method of conducting a pre-archival processing survey that can be useful through all processing stages, as well as some additional tips on handling archival materials. The PowerPoint includes notes with the slides. Please contact me if you have questions or would like a copy of the template.

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Archival Processing Science

  1. 1. Archival Processing Science Stefanie Caloia AFSCME Archivist Walter P. Reuther Library Wayne State University
  2. 2. Processing Experience Reuther Library, practicum 2 small collections History Associates, Inc./National Park Service 350 LF at two parks Reuther Library, AFT Project Archivist 1400 LF
  3. 3. The Grad School Experience
  4. 4. My first day on the job
  5. 5. Romantic notions of surveying
  6. 6. Enter: The Box-Inventory Template
  7. 7. Excel shortcuts Auto-fill columns: click and pull down from bottom right corner of cell (use Option/Alt to toggle between copy or series) Copy above cell: Command/Control + apostrophe
  8. 8. Final Container List
  9. 9. Fold the bottoms of your folders
  10. 10. Metal fastener replacement options Folded bond paper Plastic clips
  11. 11. Paper flags
  12. 12. Thanks! Stefanie Caloia Walter P. Reuther Library Wayne State University SCaloia@wayne.edu @AFSCMEArchivist @Psyche_SC Photos: http://www.thehistoryblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/Tesla-at-work.jpg http://mashable.com/2014/11/12/theory-of-relativity-gps/#mFvS9ahMgqqQ http://knowyourmeme.com/memes/i-have-no-idea-what-i-m-doing Land Surveyor: http://www.erikalmas.com/#portraits https://ellanzallamas.com/2014/12/21/keep-calm-and-curie-on/ http://all-that-is-interesting.com/neil-degrasse-tyson-cooler https://makeameme.org/meme/Feeling-awesome-Check
  13. 13. Clockwise from upper left: Festival goers dance at Summerfest, 1984, Milwaukee Public Library Historic Photos; PrideFest Milwaukee parade heads to Veterans Memorial Park, 1995, Archives Dept., University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee Libraries; Papa Lou leads woodwind band at Festa Italiana, 1983, Milwaukee Public Library Historic Photos; & Indian Summer Festival at Henry Maier Festival Park, late 1980s (?) Archives Dept., University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee Libraries

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