Author Archives: Courtney Bailey

J-SNCA call for papers

J-SNCA is a peer-reviewed journal that seeks to support the theoretical, practical, and scholarly aspects of the archival profession. The editorial board of J-SNCA invites members of the research and archival communities to submit articles for a general issue on … Continue reading

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Charlotte’s new presence on Google Arts & Culture

Contributed by Tyler Cline UNC Charlotte Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, along with 12 other local museums, galleries, and cultural institutions, has partnered with Google Arts & Culture to launch Charlotte on Google’s global platform. Atkins’ contributions include … Continue reading

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From the Collection of the New Hanover County Public Library

Contributed by Travis Souther Born in Wilmington on March 17, 1915, Claude Flynn Howell was a natural artist from a young age. Reportedly, some of his childhood illustrations of the balcony and proscenium arch in Thalian Hall were used during … Continue reading

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Project Management for Archivists

Kelly Spring, Access Archivist & Head of Digital Curation for the Special Collections Department at East Carolina University, has recently written a handbook, Project Management For Archivists: Befriending Your Backlog. Stymied by the amount of material in your backlog? Wondering … Continue reading

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Student Spotlight: Derek Whisnant

My name is Derek Whisnant. I’m currently a senior nearing the end of a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a minor in Spanish at UNC Asheville. Beginning my sophomore year, I had the opportunity to work as an assistant in … Continue reading

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Meet your Member At Large: Courtney Bailey

What jobs have you had in the archival realm?During the summer between my years at SILS, I served as a Graduate Assistant in Technical Services at Wilson Library, processing the records of the UNC Athletics Department. Since June 2014, I … Continue reading

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Meet your Member At Large: Ashley McGhee Whittle

What jobs have you had in the archival realm? I first went to work in an Archival position when I accepted the Archives and Curatorial Assistant position at Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina. I worked there for one year … Continue reading

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Maggie Murphy Named as Library Journal’s 2020 Movers and Shakers — Educators

Contributed by Hollie Stevenson-Parrish Maggie Murphy, first-year writing, visual art and humanities librarian and assistant professor for UNC Greensboro’s University Libraries, has been named as one of Library Journal’s 2020 Movers & Shakers — Educators. With this recognition, Murphy joins … Continue reading

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COVID-19 archival collecting efforts, part 2

Continuing the effort begun last week, here are additional examples of documentation of the pandemic that are being collected by SNCA organizations. Erin Allsop of Central Piedmont Community College: https://www.cpcc.edu/about-central-piedmont/college-archives/coronavirus-stories  Donna Kelly of the State Archives of North Carolina: personal … Continue reading

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COVID-19 archival collecting efforts

Here is the first installment about what SNCA organizations are doing to collect materials related to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The list includes the contributor, institution, and a link to further information. Libby Coyner from Elon University: https://www.elon.edu/u/news/2020/04/27/elon-launches-living-in-a-time-of-covid-19-campuswide-archive-project/ … Continue reading

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