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University Of Wyoming Wool Laboratory, 1907-2012, David Kruger Jun 2014

University Of Wyoming Wool Laboratory, 1907-2012, David Kruger

David Delbert Kruger

The University of Wyoming Wool Laboratory operated on campus from 1907-2012, in which time the sheep and wool industry experienced great change. For over a century, the faculty of the Wool Lab carefully cataloged research associated with sheep and wool, accumulating a collection of over 1,000 individual titles, 10,000 bound journal articles, correspondence, equipment manuals, and data notebooks, and a set of 872 preserved wool samples dating from 1837. This collection, now housed at the Emmett D. Chisum Special Collections Library at the University of Wyoming, is thought to be one of the most unique and complete collections ...


Pioneers In Your Attic: Uvu's Sutherland Archives' Experience, Catherine Mcintyre Apr 2014

Pioneers In Your Attic: Uvu's Sutherland Archives' Experience, Catherine Mcintyre

Catherine McIntyre

Utah Valley University's George Sutherland Archives participated in a state-wide digitization project called Pioneers In Your Attic: Preserving the Legacy of the Overland Migration. Developed by Scott Eldredge of Brigham Young University, several university digitization centers, or hubs, collaborated with regional public libraries, museums, and historical societies to host "scanning events," inviting members of the public to bring unique, historic family photographs and documents, such as diaries, journals, letters, and business papers, to be scanned for free, and added to an openly accessible online digital collection called Pioneers In Your Attic. This presentation focuses on the overall experiences of ...


Pulling The Wool Under Your Eyes: Preserving A Wool Lab And Library At The University Of Wyoming, David Kruger May 2013

Pulling The Wool Under Your Eyes: Preserving A Wool Lab And Library At The University Of Wyoming, David Kruger

David Delbert Kruger

Since 1909, the University of Wyoming boasted a Wool Department and one of the few wool laboratories, libraries, and scouring plants in the United States. With the decommissioning of the wool laboratory and library in 2012, University of Wyoming Libraries is working to preserve its vast contents including wool samples, book and scrapbook collections, and the process of wool research itself. University of Wyoming Libraries has partnered with UW Extension and the College of Agriculture to help preserve the history of wool research.


Engaging Students In Information Literacy: The First Year And Beyond, Diane M. Fulkerson Mar 2012

Engaging Students In Information Literacy: The First Year And Beyond, Diane M. Fulkerson

Diane M. Fulkerson

No abstract provided.


Remote Access Technologies For Library Collections: Tools For Library Users And Managers, Diane Fulkerson Feb 2012

Remote Access Technologies For Library Collections: Tools For Library Users And Managers, Diane Fulkerson

Diane M. Fulkerson

No abstract provided.


Multiliteracy Is The New Information Literacy, Diane M. Fulkerson Oct 2011

Multiliteracy Is The New Information Literacy, Diane M. Fulkerson

Diane M. Fulkerson

No abstract provided.


Institutional Functional Analysis At Northern Michigan University: A New Process Of Appraisal And Arrangement Of Archival Records, Marcus Robyns Dec 2010

Institutional Functional Analysis At Northern Michigan University: A New Process Of Appraisal And Arrangement Of Archival Records, Marcus Robyns

Marcus C. Robyns CA

This article argues in favor of institutional functional analysis as an effective tool for appraisal of institutional archival records.


Closing Remarks, Richard Clement Jun 2010

Closing Remarks, Richard Clement

Richard W. Clement

No abstract provided.


Heroes And Heroines Of Zion: An Oral History Of Utah Peace Activists, Kathryn French, Catherine Mcintyre Oct 2009

Heroes And Heroines Of Zion: An Oral History Of Utah Peace Activists, Kathryn French, Catherine Mcintyre

Catherine McIntyre

No abstract provided.


No Time For Adolescence: Growing Up In War-Torn London, Daphne Freeman, Dale Freeman Jul 2008

No Time For Adolescence: Growing Up In War-Torn London, Daphne Freeman, Dale Freeman

Dale H. Freeman

Memoir of UMB Archivist Dale Freeman's mother, Daphne G. Freeman (1925- ) about her growing up in London during the Blitz and first hand account of World War II.