Tag Archives: archivist

Finding Aids and Places

Cover for The High Chaparral pilot
Cover for The High Chaparral pilot script, May 25, 1966, David Dortort Archive, Autry Library, Autry National Center; T2003-198-9.
If you are a regular reader of the Libraries and Archives of the Autry blog, at some point you likely ran across a blog about David Dortort and his work on Bonanza, The High Chaparral, and other projects, or perhaps a blog about Roy Rogers and Dale Evans and their impact and work. The Rogers and Evans blog […]

Archaeologist With Attitude: A Glimpse at Richard Fowler Van Valkenburgh

Excavating a house floor at Muwu site, circa 1929.  Anthropology Department Archives, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.
Excavating a house floor at Muwu site, circa 1929. Anthropology Department Archives, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.
Part of a series: Diamonds In The Rough Through a grant-​funded project awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC), the Autry National Center sets out to process approximately 2,000 linear feet of archival material over two years, ending in 2012. Every third week of the month, the Autry Libraries blog will feature collection gems being brought […]

A Day in the Life of an Archivist (or: Archiving is Dirty Work)

Opening the storage unit is a two-person job.  Photo by Ben Simpson.
Opening the storage unit is a two-person job. Photo by Ben Simpson.
Part of a series: Diamonds In The Rough Through a grant-​funded project awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC), the Autry sets out to process approximately 2,000 linear feet of archival material over the next two years. Every third week of the month, the Autry Libraries blog will feature collection gems brought to light by NHPRC […]