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What Are You Working On?

Charles holding a reel to reel tape

This is one of our amazing student assistants, Charles. This is Charles’ second year working in Special Collections and we are lucky to have him on our team. Charles is working on a very large project to process the reel to reel collection and publish an Archivists’ Toolkit finding aid. RG11.1 Audio Recordings, Tapes [Reel to Reels] is housed in approximately 40 linear feet of boxes, containing over 500 recordings (some up to 5 tapes per recording). The inventory and finding aid is a first step towards eventual digitization. You would be surprised by some of the speakers that have spoken on this campus: Malcolm Mudderidge, Peter Jennings, Timothy Leary and Dr. Sidney Cohen, Betty Ford, and Elie Weisel to name a few. We thank Charles for all of his hard work and look forward to the finished finding aid.

3 Comments on ’What Are You Working On?‘

  1. Vicki

    Yay Charles! This is a huge project he is working on, and he’s doing a great job. Glad he works with us.

  2. Roz

    What a great resource to have. Can’t wait to read the full list of all the speakers!

  3. Susan Smith

    Sounds like Charles is making good progress on an important collection!