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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.

Remote Transcription of Legacy Finding Aids at Cornell’s Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections

Ben Wrubel discusses efforts to transcribe legacy finding aids while mitigating Covid- related staffing challenges at Cornell University Library’s Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections.

Leaving Legacies: Remote Re-Description at Cline Library’s Special Collections and Archives

Sam(antha) Meier, Cindy Summers, and Elizabeth (Liz) Garcia discuss the work of the Updating Legacy Description Project at Cline Library, including efforts to integrate the Protocols for Native American Archival Materials (PNAAM) into archival description.