Interning at the Research Library

Interning at the Research LibraryUMASS Amherst Emily Esten has just completed her internship in the Research Library. Below are her reflections on the experience: The New Bedford Whaling Museum has always been a fascinating place … No blog post last week, but I wrote this one specifically for the Whaling Museum Research Library’s blog!

Summer In The Library

Here’s what I love about historians: they are storytellers. Whether we know it consciously or simply find our way there, we search the past for a semblance of something relatable or funny or interesting. We further our interests (or those of others) in efforts to remember something worth remembering. On the other hand, archivists and … Continue reading Summer In The Library

Mss 131

This week at the archives, I finished Mss 131! I was very excited (though it’s difficult to show excitement in a library – mostly just excessive smiling and reserved self-high-fiving) and I think I had a right to be. It was really weird to realize that my work is going to be in that library … Continue reading Mss 131