Month: February 2017

Interview: Kathryn Hujda, Assistant Curator

 A Q&A by Melissa Gordon Kathryn Hudja is an assistant curator for the Performing Arts Archives and Upper Midwest Literary Archives, University of Minnesota Libraries Archives and Special Collections.   MG: I am so curious about the John Berryman papers! Are you able to share an approximate number of people who visit this archive yearly? Are there any immediate plans to make his papers available online? KH: Berryman’s archives are […]

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Earthworks

Standing beside the breastworks on that summer evening, under the shadow of grim and silent Kennesaw, with twilight deepening into night, there were shadows on all our hearts as well, shadows that stretched beyond us and fell on hearts and hearthstones far away, shadows that rest there still and never will be lifted. -Walter Clark, 1st Georgia Infantry1   In 2016, I visited Cheatam Hill, near Atlanta; it was the […]

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Digitization in Archives: An Interview with Kathryn Hujda

Kathryn Hujda is an assistant curator at the Performing Arts Archives and Upper Midwest Literary Archives, University of Minnesota Libraries Archives and Special Collections. This is the second part of a two-part interview. Click here to read part one.   MG: What is a special collection? KH: Special collections contain materials that are unique or rare, and, therefore, subject to specialized storage and security measures. Unlike the books in a […]

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