“Priorities” – Dave Griffin discusses how we will be prioritizing the cataloging and digitization efforts. We are faced with processing thousands of items in the existing collection and they represent a wide variety of conditions and importance to the Society’s collection.
To show some of the challenges of prioritization, two boxes recently found in the Collection are used as examples.
Maynard Historical Society Podcast 6
These are some photographs of items mentioned in the podcast:
The “Doll’s Suitcase” (from the estate of Eva Edwards):
The box containing important documents from the Albert E. Batley family:
1905 Maynard News front page describes the tragic Baker Bridge train accident:
Thanks for listening! Happy New Year.
Link: New England Document Conservation Center (NEDCC)
Music: Ella Fitzgerald, © 2002 The Verve Music Group