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Reparative Reprocessing: Indigenous Representation in the William Boone Douglass Papers

Leah Tams discusses the redescription efforts she undertook to provide more detailed and respectful representation of Native American individuals and groups in the finding aid to the William Boone Douglass Papers.

Say My Name, Say My Name: Addressing Missing Name Information for Women in Yale Special Collections

Alison Clemens, Jennifer Coggins, Michelle Peralta, and Jessica Tai discuss efforts by the Yale Library ArchivesSpace Agents Reparative Task Force for Women’s Names to identify full name information for women previously identified by their surnames or husbands’ names.

From Title Block to Finding Aid: James H. Garrott and the Gregory Ain papers

Julia Diane Larson discusses efforts to surface the presence of African American architect James H. Garrott in the collection description for the Gregory Ain papers at the Art, Design & Architecture Museum at UC Santa Barbara.

Exposing Archival Mediations and Repairing Legacy Practices Through Redescription: Reprocessing the Luis Alberto Sánchez papers

Alexandra (Lexy) deGraffenreid discusses the process of confronting and repairing legacy archival practices while reprocessing the Luis Alberto Sánchez papers at Pennsylvania State University.

Reexamining Descriptive Language at the University of Minnesota Archives and Special Collections

Kate Dietrick and Lara Friedman-Shedlov discuss efforts by the Archives and Special Collections Description Group to create institutional workflows for remediating harmful description at the University of Minnesota.