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As I catalogue the Dryad Collection, I was surprised to see that the books on basket weaving not only included “How to” manuals, but also books that were concerned with the cultivation of the types of natural materials to use. Many of these books had the bookplate of H.H. Peach in them, who was a […]
I have now completed another two weeks of the placement it is crazy to think how quickly this has gone. During week 5 I was slowly getting through more cataloguing and re-boxing and fixing small mistakes I had made within the catalogue. The art of writing proper descriptions is a bit tricky to pick up. […]
Cataloguing the Rose Griffiths Archive During week 3 I began to get deeper into the cataloguing process, and I also began to re-box all the material. The cataloguing process can be at times a bit tedious and sifting through documents which you missed during the box listing phase can be a bit daunting. Especially, when […]