Kent State University

From 2007-2009, I was one of the two first Gerald H. and Victoria C. T. Read Graduate Assistants appointed in the Kent State University Libraries’ Special Collections and Archives.

The merit-based award includes a stipend plus a tuition scholarship. It is given to a full-time library school student interested in special collections and archives who exhibits a high level of scholarship and academic excellence. Read more about the Read family’s generous gift here and here.

Exhibit: True Crime Historian Jonathan Goodman
I curated and mounted the exhibit "The Life and Work of True Crime Historian Jonathan Goodman" which ran during the spring and summer of 2009 at Special Collections and Archives, Kent State University.
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Conducted and Transcribed Kent State Shootings Oral Histories
As a graduate assistant in the university archives, I interviewed and transcribed oral histories about the May 4, 1970 shootings at Kent State.
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Appraised and processed the John Guidubaldi papers at Kent State
As a graduate assistant, I appraised and processed the papers of a former Professor of School Psychology. This was Kent's first archival collection to receive minimal processing. Includes research materials on the impact on children of divorce, maternal employment, and father involvement.
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Processed the Charles Brockden Brown Bicentennial Edition records at Kent State
As a graduate assistant at Kent State, I arranged and described the records for a six volume critical edition of the works of America's first novelist. The collection includes an unpublished manuscript on Brown. The materials are richly described at the item level.
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Created and Edited Online Finding Aids at Kent State
A sampling of the online finding aids I worked on as a graduate assistant in Kent State University's Special Collections and Archives.
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Speech: Special Collections Classroom Dedication
Read the speech I delivered at the dedication of the Gerald H. and Victoria C. T. Read Special Collections Classroom and Processing Center at Kent State University.
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Rehoused Ege Manuscripts for Upcoming Lecture at Kent State
On Thursday, April 24, Anthony G. Edwards will deliver a lecture entitled “The Creation of Manuscript Fragments: The Life and Works of Otto Ege.” I prepared Kent State’s Ege manuscripts for display at this event. “The Creation of Manuscript Fragments: The Life and Works of Otto Ege” A Lecture by Anthony G. Edwards Thursday, April […]
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